This Day In Hip Hop and Rap History
 


This Day In Hip Hop and Rap History

Oct 5th – SLIMKID3 of Pharcyde was born Trevant Jermaine Hardson in Los Angeles , California , on this day in 1970.

After recording 3 successful and critically-acclaimed albums with the innovative L.A. based Pharcyde , SLIMKID3 went solo and would occasionally used the stage name Tre Hardson in reference to his birth name.

Shortly after SLIMKID3 put together the live band Faqawi with whom he toured. Faqawi blended early school hip-hop with classic soul and r’n’b.

In 2000 SLIMKID3 released the album “The Legend OF Phoenix” , a name he briefly performed under. In 2002 he released the album “Liberation” on his own Flying Baboon Records which was followed up by 2006’s “SLIMKID3’s Café”. SLIMKID3 also produced actor Brian Austin Green’s debut album “One Stop Carnival” in 1996. SLIMKID3 has also collaborated with KRS-One , 311 and Korn.


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