Highly regarded for his top-notch creativity & production skills, he is considered one of Ghana’s top ubiquitous Musicians. Louis Boadu, known in the showbiz circles as Slimbo is a gifted chart topping Ghanaian Record Producer, Mixing engineer, Artist and Song writer who has won the hearts of many and worked with legendaries across Ghana and beyond.
GENRE: R&B, Hip-Hop, African Rhythms, Funk, Pop, Reggae, Soul, Jazz/ All round Genres.
EARLY LIFE: At age five, Slimbo gained attention in the music world with the help of his father who has played a very influential role in his musical career. Slimbo was a keyboardist at church and played for bands before he switched into music production full-time.
MUSIC CAREER: Slimbo has produced for the likes of VVIP , EL , J Town , Edem, M.I, Khuli Chana, Mr. Eazi, Stay Jay , Pappy Kojo , Joey B , Obrafour, Teephlow, Gemini , Quabena Mafia etc and is known for hit songs such as: Pappy Kojo ft Joey B – Realer No (Picked up an Award for Hip Hop Song of the Year 2015) Joey B ft Pappy Kojo – Wave VVIP – Book of Hiplife (Wave and Book Of Hiplife were nominated during the VGMA 2015 for HipHop Song of the Year and Record or the Year Respectively) and His own Debut Single "Shine", which he released in 2016. His breakthrough as a record Producer came in 2012 when he caught people’s attention with a smash hit record he produced for Quabena Maphia titled “Meko Yankee” and even intrigued more Ghanaians when he collaborated with Gemini and made hit records like “jamming”. As well as performing and making an appearance in his “Sakomono” track and video in 2013/2014 respectively.
As someone who grew up in Ghana – West Africa, and a huge fan of hip-hop music, aiming at both the local and international markets, Slimbo’s music taste is definitely influenced by great icons such as , Osibisa, Zapp Mallet, Don Jazzy, Dr. Dre, The Runners, David Guetta, Quincy Jones, Appietus, Da Hammer, Reggie RockStone and more. That said, his productions are an uplifting combination of R&B, Hip-Hop, African Rhythms, Funk, Pop, Reggae, Soul, Jazz , etc. His curiosity for various musical styles and mixing them up results in his innovative musical sounds. His versatility is proven by the range of music styles he produces. As an inherent part of Slimbo, his music style knows no boundaries. And that makes his music unpredictable, but definitely recognisable. Having achieved such success with records he has produced till this point , Slimbo is no doubt one of Ghana’s most cherished and promising star producers. Slimbo is ready and has his sights set on taking his music to the next level and worldwide.