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CEO Rapper Slick P


CEO Rapper Slick P

Born on January 24th and originally from Lagos state, Olubunmi Patrick Marinho was raised in Ibadan. His natural flair for music became apparent in the first year of secondary school when he was top of his class in Music. He attended International School Ibadan before moving on to the U.K to further his education. Slick P grew up listening to his father’s music collection which inspired him to become a DJ. His great grandfather and Nigerian pioneer Herbert Macaulay was also an accomplished violinist providing further inspiration to Slick P.

Slick P first started MCing at drum n bass nights and rap battles in the nineties London and Surrey hip-hop scene.He was one of the founders and resident DJs of now legendary hip-hop nights at Bolangles Nightclub in Guildford, Surrey while studying Chemical Engineering at the university. After 6 years as a DJ and MC, he gave up the turntables to concentrate on the lyrical side. As a club host MC he was always in demand. Hedazzled Hip Hop, Garage,Reggae and Soul crowds all over the world at Badbizznez, Twice as Nice and Trinity Events.

Slick combines his passion for music with his profession in Information Technology. He is the CEO of Avante Consulting Solutions, a technical services firm based in Nigeria. As a highly skilled technical consultant, Slick P worked in many countries. The influences from his travels can be heard on tracks like International Citizen, Jaiye and Business Plan. Slick P was also an associate lecturer specialising in project management at the School of Management, University of Surrey.
In April 2007 he recorded his first song ‘The Business Plan’ with German rock band Radio Road West. He immediately went on tour with the band in the summer of 2007 delivering widely acclaimed stage performances at the massive Museum Festival, Frankfurt and other street festivals in Germany. He has recorded many songs with highly respected producersIkon, Sossick, Fliptyce, Chris Tucker (Radio Road West) and DJ Homeboy. Together they have come up with a debut Album that promises to be a masterpiece.
In July 2010, Slick P signed a one year management and recording contract with Nigeria’s Storm records.Slick P is the founder and CEO of Board Members Entertainment Ltd, Nigeriaunder which his music is now produced and distributed.
The first album called “The Plan”,promises to be the most eclectic from any Nigerian hip-hop artistreflecting Slick P’s vast international exposure. Lyrics are delivered in English, Yoruba, Pigeon, German and Spanish. The music is a medley of genres from Jazz, Afro-beat, Rock, Hip-hop and U.K Funky House.

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