Slim of 112

Slim of 112
ESSENCE.COM Dec, 10, 2008

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112’s front man Slim is back with his sexy debut solo album “Love Is Crazy,” under his own label, M3.

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Slim’s sons have inherited their father’s smoothness and style. For the singer, fatherhood is a priority.

“My three sons’ happiness comes first which makes me happy,” he says. “I’ve been accused of spoiling them but I teach them well. I instill in them responsibilities and there are repercussions [to your actions].”

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Fabolous, Slim and Ryan Leslie get ready to film their sexy video for Slim’s song “Good Lovin.’”

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Slim is ready for his close-up as he performs for his new video.

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Slim may be riding shotgun at a press event, but he enjoys being in the driving seat for his own life.

“Slim doesn’t sit back and wait for things to happen, he keeps it moving,” he says.

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A young Marvin “Slim” Skandrick grins for the camera.

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While promoting his first solo album, Slim still looks forward to recording with 112 again one day.

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Slim is enjoying taking the reign of his career under his own label.

“My label M3, which represent my three sons whose names all begin with “M,” I feel blessed to see my vision through with the same tenacity and energy that’s got me to where I am today."

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Slim says he was ready to give up music, when fans and friends inspired him to press on.

“I was really believing folks no longer wanted to hear my voice because it was annoying,” he says. “And I have my friend Shakir Stewart, rest in peace, to thank for getting me my deal.”

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Don’t let the clean clothes fool you. Slim is as cool and friendly as they come.

“I’m down to earth and very approachable and easygoing,” he says.

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Slim is excited to return to the spotlight and stage.

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Slim represents Atlanta’s finest on his song “So Fly,” which features Yung Joc.

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Slim and Yung Joc promote their hit song in style.

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Though Slim has returned to performing, his family continues to come first and he takes his songs along for the ride.

“Throughout Atlanta folks will say, ‘When you see Slim, you see his boys,’” he says.

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