Detroit, MI, USA
Skinny Trell is a Detroit-based artist/songwriter/musician. Heavily influenced by the likes of J.Cole and Dreamville, Childish Gambino, and David Ruffin — just to name a few — the 23 year old artist avoids category placement with his wide array of sound. Skinny Trell incorporates abstract wordplay to tell stories through his rap lyrics on one track, while you may find a more soulful and melodic sound on the next track.
From a young age, Skinny Trell resorted to music and exploring different altitudes of artists and genres as a form of self expression. Skinny Trell believes that the importance of music is the way it makes you feel from the listener’s perspective.
“If someone doesn't know me personally, but my music has touched them in some way, I'm satisfied/happy with that.” Skinny Trell uses his background in film and screenwriting to paint a picture through his music and visuals.