A native of San Diego, California rap veteran Mitchy Slick is a solo artist and one-third of Stones Throw Records hip-hop trio Strong Arm Steady.
Founder and CEO, Slick branded Tha Wrongkind, a familial collective of artists, producers, deejays and entrepreneurs.
Slick spent his formative years in the southeastern division of San Diego, namely the Lincoln Park area. He later attended Prairie View A&M in Prairie View, Texas and returned to his hometown in California, where he embarked on his musical career. Mitchy was featured on Gangland about the San Diego Lincoln Park Bloods, a gang he is a member of.
Slick’s debut album, Trigeration Station was released in 2001 and peaked at #13 on Billboard’s Top Independent Albums chart that same year.
Since his debut, Slick has released numerous mixtapes including the XXL Guns collection, Mitchy Duz It and his second album Urban Survival Syndrome. Along with Los Angeles emcees Krondon and Phil the Agony, west coast super-group Strong Arm Steady released its debut album Deep Hearted in 2007 followed by the mixtape Gang Mentality, the conceptual album In Search of Stoney Jackson and their most recent installment, Arms and Hammers.
In addition to mixtape appearances and both group and solo recordings, Slick has also collaborated with notable industry figures such as Lil Wayne, The Game, Menace, The Jacka, Jay Rock and E-40. In 2007 Slick and bay area rapper Messy Marv released the joint effort, Messy Slick which landed on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart during the week of July 14, 2007.
In early 2010, Slick and Tha Wrongkind released the Yellow Tape compilation followed by the more recent mixtape Wrongkind Is Everywhere (2012) presented by DJ Rah2k. His upcoming projects, Gang Intervention and Feet Match the Paint (produced by Dj.Fresh) are anticipated for release this year.
In 2013, Mitchy appeared on R&B legend Gladys Knight's album, later performing the track "Old School" with Knight on the Queen Latifah Show.
On September 2, 2014, Mitchy Slick surrendered to Marin County, California sheriff’s officials on charges of kidnapping and human trafficking. He was charged with kidnapping, human trafficking, making terrorist threats, participating in a gang, and brandishing a firearm. However, he was released two days later because the district attorney needed more time to develop a case. September 2015 all charges have been dropped2001 Trigeration Station
2005 Mitchy Duz It
2006 Urban Survival Syndrome
2013 Won't Stop
2014 Call Of Duty
2016 Lost in the Yay
2003 Damu Mitchy (Freestyle Mixtape)
2003 XXL Guns Vol. 1 Killafornia Handgunner
2003 XXL Guns Vol. 2 Guns & Ammo
2004 XXL Guns Vol. 3 Killafornia Handgunner
2006 Cali Untouchable Radio 13 Dago Edition
2009 XXL Guns & Ammo Vol. 4
2003 Mitchy Slick & Damu - Strong Arm Robbery
2005 Mitchy Slick, Damu, Tiny Doo - Strong Arm Robbery Volume 2
2007 Messy Marv & Mitchy Slick - Messy Slick
2013 Mitchy Slick & The Worlds Freshest - Feet Match The Paint
2014 Oso Ocean & Mitchy Slick - Whole 9.2
2001 Bogie presents Gametight California Compilation
2005 Greatest Hits Vol.1
2010 Mitchy Slick Presents Tha Wrongkind - Yellow Tape
2015 SD Taco Shop Mixtape Vol. 1