Slimkid3 was a member of The Pharcyde back in the 90s, bringing us some of the most fun hip-hop at a time when most of the music coming out of New York and LA was so damn serious. Their hits like "Passin’ Me By” and “Runnin’” blew up worldwide, and then everything fell apart for the group.
Now Tre is in our studio telling us how he was able to start over and build a career that’s now into its third decade.
Today, he’s partners with DJ Nu-Mark in TRDMRK; he’s part of the
Bua blends hip hop, graffiti, and fine art in a way that’s completely unique. His painting, The DJ, is among the highest-selling posters of all time. I’m sure a lot of you have had it hanging in your bedrooms.
But Bua started out with everyone telling him he was no good. His teachers and friends urged him to give up painting. Good thing for us he didn’t listen.
He inched his way out of mediocrity, ignoring the critics at every step, working harder and harder to master his