Slaine has landed four albums in the top 20 on Billboard’s hip hop chart since 2009 both as a solo artist and with La Coka Nostra and has appeared in ten films in the same time span. In the hip hop world Slaine is known for his ability to tell dark stories and take listeners into a world of drugs, violence, love, loss, pain and dreams and nightmares. He has drawn from that same well to bring authenticity to some of best crime dramas of this generation.
He is a member of La Coka Nostra, Special Teamz and the world famous hardcore crew DMS. He has worked in collaboration with icons from DJ Premier, DJ Muggs, Pete Rock, Statik Selektah and Evidence to Everlast, B Real, Raekwon, U God, Snoop Dogg, Sean Price and ILL BILL. Over the course of the last decade Slaine has become an essential artist and storyteller in a lane of hip-hop that celebrates boom-bap production and lyricism.