Here’s why you should know him, Pablo Skywalkin: for starters, without him you may not know his fellow Detroit native DeJ Loaf; as she told Complex Magazine a video of Pablo Skywalkin performing “Try Me” for his fans aided in Loaf’s meteoric rise and ultimate discovery. Another reason to know Pablo Skywalkin is that though he is a digital sensation from Detroit, followers from Seattle to Southern California flock to his live shows, with the Bay Area of boasting his largest concentration of fans outside his hometown and the Midwest and Texas!
However, the most important reason to know Pablo Skywalkin is his music resonates with a diverse segment of the coveted 15-25 age demographic diverse. Pablo fans range from urban youth in Detroit, to suburban college students on the West Coast, to teens and young adults as far as Canada and the UK. With the release of “The Underdawg Story” on December 1st Team Skywalkin seeks to galvanize its fan base and introduce their “Underdawg” to the world.
More than your average rapper, Pablo Skywalkin enjoyed viral success from the outset before bursting onto the scene in late 2014 with the wildly popular single “Flex on Em”, which proved to be a digital juggernaut. To-date the video has over 2.2 million total views on Youtube. Pablo followed his initial online success with a series of video uploads to Team Skywalkin, his YouTube channel (45K subscribers). Each single posted earns on average 200K to over 2 million views.
“Mansion Party” single has over 670K views on YouTube; official music video (above) has 55K views to-date (click image to view video)
Currently, the first single off “The Underdawg Story” EP, “Mansion Party” has earned over 700K YouTube views and is available for download on iTunes. Team Skywalkin hosted the official world premiere of the Mansion Party video in Oakland last month drawing a massive crowd. In support of the December 1st release date of “The Underdawg Syory” , Team Skywalkin will kickoff its viral promotion #UnderdawgStories inviting fans to share their successes or stories of overcoming adversity.
The Skywalkin Live Tour kicks off December 3rd in San Jose, with performances in Oakland, Modesto and Sacramento followed by a Midwest tour with a special performance in Detroit, Milwaukee and Chicago. Team Skywalkin plans to announce spot dates in southern and east coast markets (TBA) through January 2016.
ABOUT PABLO SKYWALKIN
A native of Detroit, Pablo Skywalkin began posting YouTube videos in 2011 while still in high school that–sort of–went viral, generating 25K mostly regional views. Emboldened by local celebrity Pablo continued to make music that eventually caught the attention of fans in the Bay Area of California. Coupled with his growing Midwest following, the momentum of the West Coast helped fuel the movement that continues to spread globally daily!