MATTY SLIMS - MC & PRODUCER
Matty Slims is an MC and Producer hailing from San Jose California. He is a solo artist as well as a member of the San Jose hip hop group Sharks In A Three Peace Suit. On the production side, he is a highly sought after owner and engineer of High Esteem Studios where many of San Jose's finest create and complete their projects. As a solo artist Matty Slims has produced and recorded his own music for the last 10 years. Beginning at the age of 15 he started studying music production while simultaneously developing his own unique hip hop sound that blends Latin Jazz, Deep House, Soul, Funk, African rhythms and other styles of music. Slims never limits himself to the possibility of recreating his own soundtrack within all of these musical genres. He has been known to flip many different styles on one project. Matty Slims has been laying the groundwork to establish himself as a premiere producer and MC in the Bay Area and abroad. Working with artists such as Rey Resurreccion, Esik, nuAi, Oneself DaVinci, Sean Blak, Megabusive, Soapbox Melodics, Solis Cin, Sharkstyliens, & Haez One, he never shies away from stepping into another artists mind. As a producer some of his greatest influences are Dr. Dre, Dj Quik, Warren G, J Dilla, Hi-Tek, Havoc, Rza, and Dj Premiere. His lyrical style is witty but not focused on punch lines and he often uses wordplay to create content with double meanings that the listener can often miss the first time around. Some of his lyrical influences include Snoop Dogg, Devin The Dude, Mac Dre, The Grouch, Tupac, Andre 3000, Method Man, E-40, & Guru. Taking the stage with a smooth, laid back approach, you can feel the appreciation and love he has for the crowd as he shares his sound and passion with all who will listen.