Producer Spotlight

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Artist Spotlight: Slim Pickens

SLiM PiCKENS(Kastro to those who know him well), Kyvah Johnston, was Born in the Roxbury section of Boston. His style is based on Hip Hop roots, socially conscious what is consider underground. He has had air play on several college radio stations and has featured on some local mainstream stations as well. Aside from radio he has also received recognition from the internet as an electrifying MC on the rise and is nominated for NMS "Artist On the Verge" project. SLiM has been a featured artist on sites such as,,,, and AOL's The BoomBox to name a few.

SLiM PiCKENS has become a well respected performer around the New England and NY areas performing at venues like Harper's Ferry, The Western Front, Kay's Oasis, Mc Gann's, The Middle East, Ecko Lounge, Jerkys, Lupos HeartBreak, The Beach House, The Pyramid, SOB's. He has shared the stage with KRS1, DJ Premier, Cam'Ron, the GZA(Wutang), Wutang Clan, Tame1(Artifacts), Jedi Mind Tricks, The Nappy Roots and more. SLiM's dedication is shown through his drive and hustle. He hit the streets and clubs daily pushing his independently released DiGiTiLL album as well as the internet (Download -, and has released over 20+ mixtapes in the Boston and surrounding areas over the past years with his partner ONLY.

SLiM's Future Aspirations are to help in the development of Roxbury through the education of children and adults alike. A man who stands for the people and works to teach them knowledge to build themselves and the community. He has been inspired to give them tools rather than hope to succeed. 
Contact Slim Pickens on twitter here: @ironhelmet

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