Yung $lick

Yung $lick

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About Yung $lick: Timothy Walton aka Yung $lick is an upcoming artist out of Manassas, VA. He bagan his musical journey at the tender age of 6 when he first started singing in First African Methodist Episcopal Church in Manassas, VA. “I always loved music ever since a young age”, says Timothy. “Music has always been an outlet for me to express how I felt and I began getting deeper into it.” He began doin local events as a teenager around the Northern Virginia area as a teenager and he wrote his first song at the age of 13. He has since evolved into a singer, rapper, writer and performer. He first got a taste of the industry by linking with a rapper named Illadelph Kash aka Illy. “Illy served as an mentor and big brother to me. He showed how to survive in this industry.” He first debuted his performing at the Hip Hop Unleashed Showcased in Alexandria, VA. “I got a good response from the people and it really inspired me to step up my game.” He released his debut mixtape, "The Alarm Clock" in November 2010. Alarm Clock had the crowd favorite, club rocking hits, "Battle of the Bands" and "Do Dat...." He is also featured on various projects from other local rappers such as Da Regime Team, M Burb the Captain, Bucky Dolla and acts from the label who took in Yung $lick, Hood Money Music Inc. which boasts names such as Boo the King, Bugzy Da Don, and Diceman. “I really love the label and these guys have showed a lot of love to me.” The name Yung $lick honestly came as an improptu thing. “When I was in North Carolina, they never knew my name so they called me Slick. After a while, it just started to catch on.” He released his second mixtape, "Slizzy John Wall Vol. 1" in February and it boasts features from some of the DMV's hottest artists. This mixtape includes the hits, "Workin", "Wild" feat. Boo the King and KB the Boss and the new DMV anthem, "Up In NOVA" feat. Da Regime Team. This rising DMV star believes in a hard work ethic as he is planning to have several releases in 2011. He released a mixtape entitled, "Hardball" with his labelmate Diceman and it has already generated a great response. This features the smash single, "Graveyard" featuring Money Bagz and the new street anthem, "Been Did That". He recently released "Slizzy John Wall vol. 2" hosted by DJ Grady to a great response. This mixtape boasts some of the DMV's hottest artists including Fat Trel. This mixtape has gotten a great response in such a short time. He is set in a strong work ethic as he is planning various mixtapes, solo and group. Yung $lick is on the path to bigger and better things and has set goals for his music career as well as future business endeavors. “I want to put my city on the map because there is a lot of talent out here and to be in the middle of it is very exciting. I also want to venture out into more work behind the scenes like producing and arraging because I’m very versatile and I can do a lot of forms of music.” Northern Virginia is just the starting point. “ I want to be known all over for creating good music and for inspiring people as well.”



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