Nigerian born, and Toronto-raised rapper Selick Idahosa (SLEEK) has just hopped on to our radar! His new video for his song Feel The Vibe include clean shots of the upcoming Toronto rapper in a T.O. condo. The rapper is spits some dope raps with a very original flow.
He is known for his well-composed manner and analytical outlook on life. SLEEK’s naturally undisturbed mindset and well-composed speech have contributed to earning him the artist name, SLEEK.
SLEEK’s rapping talent first emerged when he began freestyling to mainstream hits in high school and his peers realized his ability to deliver high impact rap verses with a laidback flow.
SLEEK has been writing, recording and mixing music since he was 17, when the first video he put on YouTube (under the artist name Leaux) got over 6000 views within the first hour.
Today he focuses his time on writing and collaborating with producers in Canada, Nigeria and the US. When he’s not writing, rehearsing for a show or recording.
To date SLEEK has collaborated with Nigerian artist Ice Prince, who was featured in the video for his debut track “Problems” and after filming several upcoming projects in Toronto Selick opened for Trish, Choclair & A-Game at Yonge-Dundas Square during the 9th annual YD | T.O.
SLEEK released his first single “Round Here” Jun 11, 2015 which features an exclusive collaboration with designer Joao Paulo Guedes, winner of the inaugural TOM* (Toronto Men’s Fashion Week) Emerging Menswear Designer Award (EMDA) SS14.
August 21st, 2015 He has opened up for Larry June during the “Good Job Larry” show at The Blue Room in Secaucus, New Jersey.
September 17th, 2015. He followed up by opening for Earlly Mac at the “Cousin Trap” show at Studio Lounge in Toronto.
November 17, 2015 SLEEK has followed up with his 2nd single “Proceed With Caution” which features his poetic lyrics and solid flow. It also acts as the title track for his upcoming project, which is slated to drop later this year.
He has new collaborations in the works for his upcoming EP, due out in late 2016. Keep up with SLEEK online to find out about upcoming release dates and exclusive live performance announcements.