The Skillionaire returns! Thirstin Howl The 3rd has released a new animated video this morning. “A General” (Remix) features animation by Dios Cartoons and frequent collaborator Big Boo with verse and on the hook. The track is another potent display of lyrical prowess from the Lo-Life General and the original version appeared on the Survival Of The Skillest LP (2015). However, this version was majestically remixed by DJ Heron and is the first leak from the forthcoming Thirstin On Heron album (to drop on Feb 20th).
For Thirstin On Heron the legendary emcee also known as The Polorican allowed DJ Heron access to many of his classic tracks and fan favorites to receive the remix treatment. These include joints with Sean Price, Gen Steele (Smif N Wessun), Sadat X, Beatnuts, Master Fuol and more.
DJ Heron originally from Brooklyn, cut his teeth in the early days of DJ Culture in Miami. Over the decades he has worked with / DJ’d for artists including De La Soul, Mobb Deep, Smoke DZA, KRS-ONE, The Lox and many more.
Thirstin Howl last released the Thoughts $killustrated LP last year which was fully produced by Matteo Getz, and featured appearances by Smoothe The Hustler, DV Alias Khryst, Masta Ace, A.G., U.G., Hurricane G, Rockness Monsta, Blaq Poet, and many more. His press appearances supporting that album included Dr. Greenthumb (B-Real TV), Bootleg Kev, KG Certified, Outside With Gorilla Nems, The Juan Epstein Podcast, Have a Nice Day (Rock The Bells) and many more.
Also known as the Skillionaire Thirstin Howl’s is regarded as a fashion icon, street legend, emcee bar-barian, author and film director. His credits stretch back to the 1980’s and encompass everything legit and infamous about New York City during it’s hip-hop heyday. Among his credits is co-authoring a coffee-table sized book Bury Me With The Lo On (along with Tom Gould) which sold out of it’s first run, being featured on Vice TV’sThe Black Market TV Series (with Michael K. Williams) and a feature subject in Mass Appeal’s Film, Fresh Dressed.