The Chicago native born Ryan Roberts aka DJ SKOLi is a lover of KinkyElevatorMusic his new label, Roy Ayers, Stevie Wonder, Sango and Flying Lotus. He credits his strength to his parents, Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X and Michael Jordan. Some additional musical influences include but are not limited to Al Green, Pharrell, MF Doom, The Internet, The Clipse, Earl Sweatshirt, Jay-Z and Kanye West. Overall SKOLi still sees himself as a music junkie over everything.
Since his self titled debut EP SKOLi, the soulful DJ, Producer and event planner has taken a keen interest in introducing a new sound and hustle to the Midwest. He credits this significance mindset to when his college professor told him his net worth will forever be his network. Ever since, he has made it his mission to soak up knowledge from others and focus on significance over success.
SKOLi’s goal as an artist is to push the boundaries of the Chicago sound and collaborate with up and coming acts to create kinkyelevatormusic. In his current residency with he hopes to leave his mark as a creative and put together premium experiences while pushing kinkyelevator music to the next level through his production studio housed at AMFM.