“My city has no market for underground artists or upcoming artists for that matter at all. It makes it discouraging at times, but I stay focused.”
Check out the interview with Slim Cooley exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online.
Skilly: Tell us where this all began. What is your history in the music scene?
Slim Cooley: Being signed to 41 Records at the age of 17 years old. I’m a Florida native that’s been writing and performing for about 19 years. I’m determined to make a comeback with my new mixtape Trilla and the two new singles “Bae” and “Never Talk to Them” that are heating up central and southern Florida.
What are the best ways to promote yourself as an artist? Any tips you can give us?
Radio, mixtapes, and shows.
What do you ultimately want to become in your career?
A successful recording artist and a business mogul.
What is the hardest thing about being in the music business?
What is it like in your city? What is the music scene like, and how is it like living there overall?
My city has no market for underground artists or upcoming artists for that matter at all. It makes it discouraging at times, but I stay focused.
What are some of advice you can give and share to other artists who are still trying to come up?
Stay determined, have patience, and be on top.
What is the best thing that’s ever happened in your career?
Getting signed and changing the life of my family.
What is your inspiration?
My family and the fact that I’ve seen and experienced the results from being successful in the music industry.
Do you feel anyone can be successful now in today’s world of music?
Yea, the market and watts considered hip hop has changed.
Where can we find you on social media?
Facebook: Slim Cooley