Lil Skies is a Pennsylvania based rapper, who first emerged from a vlog channel on youtube (CUFBOYS). Known for his collaborations with Landon Cube, him and Landon have been growing rapidly ever since they dropped their single “Red Roses.” Lil Skies also gained significant buzz from a shoutout he received from Daniel Bregoli (Cash Me Outside Girl).
Lil Skies (Real name: Kimetrius Foos) was born on August 4, 1998; in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. He ended up moving to Waynesboro, Pennsylvania at an earlier age and has lived there ever since. He has been making music all his life, and has been working on perfecting his craft throughout the years. You can see the differences in styles and flows between his old and new music. He always had support from his family when producing music, his dad introduced him to rap music.He started getting lots of attention after dropping the song “Red Roses” and it took off after the music video was produced and posted on Cole Bennet’s channel (Lyrical Lemonade).
Lil Skies Beginnings with CUFBOYS
Lil Skies started gaining traction by emerging from the CUFBOYS YouTube channel. He originally met Cameron because he was a fan of CUFBOYS, he noticed Landon Cube listening to his music so he reached out. Fast forward a couple months; Skies and Landon made several songs together and were featured several times on Cameron’s vlogs (CUFBOYS). This joint marketing effort from Lil Skies, Landon Cube, and CUFBOYS gave the rappers a decent amount of exposure. Lil Skies and Landon Cube both state that they have received hate from rising from the” CUFBOYS umbrella.” They don’t seem to care as this promotional boost is what has gotten them to where they are today.
Lil Skies & Landon Cube
Landon Cube was originally a fan of Lil Skies until Skies decided to reach out to him. Shortly after they started making music and dropped “Red Roses.” Lil Skies says he knew it was going to be a hit from the start; they had been working on the song for several days, adding and removing several edits and vocals. Lil Skies and Landon Cube both believe in taking their time to create music in order to make sure they are pumping out quality. Lil Skies says they have several songs together already made and they will continue to collaborate.
Lil Skies & Danielle Bregoli (Cash Me Outside Girl)
Danielle Bregoli had posted several videos listening to Lil Skies’ music and this gave Lil Skies some organic promotion. Especially with Danielle’s large fanbase, this short video clip gave him some great exposure to a new audience. They both are signed to the same label and the first time they met was in the studio. Lil Skies doesn’t plan on making any music with her but appreciates all the support.
Lil Skies Future Plans
Lil Skies future plans are to continue making music and collaborating with Landon Cube. He’s also planning on going on tour with Lil Uzi soon and continue to grow his fanbase. He wants to show the world that you can make it, even if you come from a small town in Pennsylvania.