Bio

Bio

 

THIRSTIN HOWL THE 3RD
 
BIOGRAPHY
 
 
 
 
    Of Puerto Rican Decent the self proclaimed, Skillionaire and Polorican from
the Marcus Garvey Village in Brownsville Brooklyn. Thirstin Howl the 3rd
has consistently and independently manufactured movies and albums for more
than a decade.
Utilizing the internet’s’ social networks and underground distributions he has
established a global fan base and toured the world. Branding his own imprints
SKILLIONAIRE ENTERPRISE and SKILLUSIONS FILMS where he released
projects for both the English and Spanish markets.
Beginning as a production assistant at MTV for several years he went on to
becoming a writer and cast member for the MTV “Lyricist Lounge Show”.
Later on Thirst went on to producing and starring in his own cooking program
“Jail Recipes”. His flood of music videos are shared and viewed all over
blogs. Mr. Howl demonstrates unlimited imagination, versatility and creativity in
everything he does.
With all his albums incorporating a title that includes the word “Skill”. TH3 is
considered “one of the greatest punch line rappers” to be heard.
 
A Thirsty fiend for Hip Hop beginning with Graffiti and Breakdancing in the
early 80s. He earned the September 1997 “Unsigned Hype” spot in the Source
Magazine. As well as teaming up with Eminem for the Rap Olympics in LA that
same year. Also known as Big Vic Lo one of the original founders of Lo-Lifes
and originator of the name Lo-Lifes. (Brooklyn kids from the 80’s who dressed
in high fashion brands that were shoplifted)
His Lo-Life Polo down (Ralph Lauren) Lifestyle has become a Hip Hop cultural
stamp for fashion. Influencing and spawning never ending generations of Lo
heads everywhere. Founded more than 25 years ago the Lo-Lifes movement
is a recognizable Hip Hop organization like the Zulu Nation and the Rock
Steady Crew. The Lo Lifes are credited for a lot of the pioneering and
evolution of street fashion in New York City their story has been featured in
countless publications.
 
FACT SHEET
 
Has collaborated with such artist as EMINEM, DamianMarley, Cypress Hill, Brother J, Chino-XL, X-Clan,
KRS One, Keith Murray, The RZA, Immortal Technique, Canibus, The Beatnuts, The Alcoholics, Spit
gemz, Mellow Man Ace, Meyhem Lauren, RA the Rugged Man, Blazay Blazay, Kid Frost, Special Ed,
C-Rayz Wallz, Sean Price, Professor X, Ed O G, Master Killah , Ol Dirty Bastard, AG, Garcia, Il Bill,
Coka Nostra, Smoke Dza,Level Martinez, Dana Dane, Sadat X, Mos-Def, Dv Alias Khryst, The High and
Mighty, Wordsworth, Poisen Pen, Brooklyn Academy, Sofla Kings, Heltah Skeltah, Def Jef, Hurricane
G, Tony Touch, Malverde ,J-love, Omniscient ,P-Doe, Don Dinero, Temperamento, Capicu, Jean Grae,
T-Weapons, Juice, Afu-ra, Cool Calm Pete, Non Phixion, Seal Fresh, Animocity, Grieco EL Padrino, Los
Nandez, Cuba El Carnisero, D’mingo Snowgoons, Mayday,Virtuoso, Fredro, Esoteric, Rex, Reef the Lost
Cause..Just to name a few.
 
Thirstin has over a hundred music videos on the internet, YOUTUBE.COM/THIRSTINHOWLTHE3RD
 
He has successfully and independently released a catalog of CD’S & DVD’S Through his own imprints
Skillionaire Enterprises & Skillusions Films..
 
With performances all around the world too numerous to mention.
 
2013 Hurricane G and Thirstin collaborated on an album entirely in Spanglish titled “Mami & Papi”
 
FEATURED ON THE 2012 SNOWGOONS ALBUM “DYNASTY” SONG TITLED” LEGACY”
 
FEATURED ON LA COKA NOSTRA 2012 ALBUM “MASTERS OF THE DARK ARTS” SONG” SNOWBEACH”
 
Featured on the 2012 Chino-XL album “Ricanstructure” song “Latinos stand up” with B-Real, Kid frost & Sick
Jacken
 
2012 Thirstin stars as Chef Survival Kit in his hilarious cooking show “Jail Recipes” (also on DVD)
 
2012 “Big Cuzins Payback” movie is released as the sequel to the PoloRican movie. Written, produced and
directed by Thirstin and Jokes.. (also on DVD)
 
The “Natural Born Skiller” LP is released showcasing Thirstin's continuous growth in lyrics and production..
 
“Illegal Tender” John Singleton’s 2007 film starring Rick Gonzalez and Tego Calderon. Features the Thirstin
Howl classic spanglish track “Marijuanera” featuring D’Mingo.
 
Thirstin Howl is the actor who played the karate master in the Scion/Loaded Language film production of
“Endless Knot”. Anger Bangers is also responsible for the films musical score and sound effects.
 
Summer 2007 Thirstin Howl and Rack-Lo share the stage for the release of the “SKILL OR BE SKILLED”
World Tour DVD.
 
Early 2007 Thirstin Howl and Rack- Lo team up for the Lo Down & Dirty Album, Distributed by Nature
sounds and Australia’s Class-A records in conjunction with SKILLIONAIRE ENTERPRISES. Featuring the
single and video 2L’S UP”.
 
In late 2006 Thirstin Howl co-writes and executive produces “THE PoloRican DVD”. A bilingual, musical, and comedy with
dramatic sketches and Thirstin Howl biography.
 
Thirstin Howl has released countless classic mix tapes including “Skilluminati”, ”Brother lo the 37TH Chamber”, ”Goya
Family” and “The Lo-Life General” hosted by STAR & BUCWILD formerly of POWER 105.1
Has a duet with Tony Touch on his 2005 EMI Latin release “ReggaeTony” Track #16 (Paeso bebe).
 
Produced the song “Mr. Money” for Don Dinero on his universal Latino 2005 album “Ahora Que Si “. Thirstin
was also featured on many tracks and skits.
 
Produced and was featured on the song”Ojo por Ojo” on Don Dinero’s Universal latino 2006 album “Ultimo
Guerrero”
 
Lions Gate films motion picture “Street of Legend” a story of illegal street racing set in Southern California
feature the Thirstin Howl, anger bangers produced songs Gods & Generals and The Cards Life Dealt me.
 
Traveled to Norway to record the song and video for “Side Brooklyn” with Norwegian rap group Side brok
becoming a top 10 video and song in Norway, Pinadgreitt Records 2005. Side broks lead rapper Thorstein HYl
is the Norwegian version of Thirstin and even credits The Polo Rican for his name.
 
Revolu records responsible for many Miami Latin Hip Hop releases. Feature Thirstin’s song “Lla tu Sabe” on
their “Hip Hop en la Calle ocho 2004” compilation.
 
Has performed promos for NYC’s Star and Buc Wild morning show, Ed and Dre morning show 105.1
and Hot 97. Dj Enuff, Pocos Pero Locos and Bahamadias Philly based show The B-sides.
 
Thristin is featured in Bobbito Garcia’s Book on the history of NYC sneaker culture titled “Where’d You get
Those”. (Testify Books) pages 11, 134, 148, and 150.
 
Early 2004 Traffic ENT. Group distributes The Thirstin Howl III DVD “OverLo’D” Featuring music videos,
LoLife Documentary and exclusive interviews.
 
Fall 2003 Traffic ENT. Group release THIRSTIN’S “Licensed to Skill” Album along with the “Brooklyn Bullet
Gold Card Membership” single which also featured 3 extra songs from other Skillionaire Artist.
 
Landspeed Records releases Skilligan’s Island, a Thirstin Howl’s Greatest hits with a few new cuts. As well
as the Thirstyman single whose photo cover showed you a young Thristin living through every era of hip hop
fashion.
 
Featured on the German rap group Massive Tone top 10 album “MT3” with the song “false one” on east-west
records.
 
I Still Live with My Moms- The Cartoon. Funny GarBage inc. creator of Raptoons set it off with the Thirstin
Howl classic; this animated version is hosted by the legendary comedian Rudy Ray Moore (Dolemite) in a
comical Showtime at the Apollo style. Check out Master Fool and Thirstin recreated in old school “Rocky and
Bull Winkle” figures. This is some real funny shit!
 
Thirstin has released 12” singles through SKILLIONAIRE ENTERPRISES such as, I Still Live With My Mom,
Russian Rhoulette, Spit In Your Face (Rack-Lo) , Dreams of Fucking a Cartoon Bitch, Mo’Ghetto, Get a Life,
Rackamatics and O.G.Stripes.
 
Other CD’s released through SKILLIONAIRE ENTERPRISES-Rack Lo’s Thou Shall Not Steal, Rack Lauren
& Aracknofoebia, The Master Fool Album; Brownsville Kid,FI-LO ‘Keep Out of Reach of Children” & The
Alaskan Fisherman; Fire & Ice Album as well as, The Lolife Founders-LOVE & LOYALTY which was the
soundtrack to the series of Lolife stories featured in the Source Magazine.
 
Game Recordings, who have released classic singles, add Thirstin to their list with the 2000 release of a maxi
single THE PoloRican with three tracks entitled, The Polo Rican, Brooklyn Hard Rock part 2, and Skill or be
Skilled featuring Rack-Lo.
 
“Skill or be Skilled” off The PoloRican maxi single, became the theme music used for a series of WNBA
COMMERCIALS SEEN ON ESPN THROUGHOUT THE YEAR 2000.
 
Boriqua’s Bond (Pana de Que), the motion picture and soundtrack that was released Summer 2000. Features
Thirstin’s Latin Anthems “Pana de Que” featuring Brooklyn Academy, and the re-release of the single The
Polorican.
 
He was featured on Rawkus Records Soundbombing II ALBUM with the banger “Brooklyn Hardrock”1999
 
DJ Spinna’s Heavy Beats album Vol. 1 (RAWKUS) includes Thirstin with Shady/ Aftermath recording artist
Eminem, song titled: Watch Deez. -1999
 
In 1999 Rawkus Records releases Thirstin’s first single Brooklyn Hardrock and Spitboxers featuring Master
Fool from MTV’S Lyricist Lounge Show.
 
Homefield Advantage, the High and Mighty album released on Rawkus Records. Thirst gets busy alongside
Mr. Eon and Wordsworth on Open Mic Night (Remix).
 
Ripped it on Rawkus Records Lyricist Lounge Album Vol. 1(Bathroom Cipher.) Paired with Master Fool as
the only unsigned act to attend the first Lyricist Lounge Tour-1998
 
Featured on California’s Sway and Tech, The Wake Up Show freestyle Video vol#1 as well as earning The
Wake Up Show’s 1997 Outstanding Mic Skills Award
 
Participated in the First Rap Olympics; Sponsored by the Rap Coalition and Rap Sheet Magazine, which was
held in Califorinia in Oct. 1997. Was part of a team, which included Thirstin Howl III, Eminem, Wordsworth and
Juice.
 
Used his bilingual skills on all Tony Touch’s mix tapes 50MC’s Collection.
 
MTV’S Figgy Foster series of on air promos (1997), also featured Thirstin Howl III and MTV’s VP of Music
Video Programming Fred Jordan (RIP)
 
SKILLIONAIRE press kit – Available upon request
 

 

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