Name: Akil ‘SkinDeep’ Roberts
Title: Host / Co-Founder
BIO: Akil ‘SkinDeep’ Roberts is a recognized music producer, drummer and overall driven entertainer from Montreal, Canada.
Starting off as a drummer and dj for the band CannonHead ( formerly known as Velvet Trench Vibes) in the early 2000’s, he later joined Underground Realroad, sharing the stage alongside charismatic emcee Big Bricc, opening for acts such as Big Boi, Wiz Khalifa, Yelawolf & Big Krit.
Since going solo in 2010, the producer kept busy crafting gems for some of the city’s finest rappers, while also putting down notable efforts with some stateside artists (Smoke Dza & JuJu of the Beatnuts). In 2012 was the release of his innovative self-produced full-length album ‘Sample Clearance’, followed by a joint album with H Man entitled ‘H.U.L.K 2.0’. Then, in ’13, came a digital LP ‘Throw Away Gems’.
As content manager for St.Canard Records in Montreal, working on an upcoming EP with Big Bricc , as well as on a collective project with Casthro Crosby entitled ‘Rasta Monsta 2, SkinDeep consistently proves that not only is he a passionate and established producer, but that he is a valuable artist, skilled at piecing together exciting bodies of work.
Fandom(s): Comic Books, Anything Marvel, SOME DC comics. Video Games. Cartoons
Collection(s): Vintage Video Games, Action Figures, Hats & Shoes
Addiction(s): Marvel Legends