Skylar Reed, an American artist with skills in photography, design, illustration, and music. Also the owner and founder of stay CLTRD and Creative Services Director at BXTH. His work mostly seeks to understand the thoughts and emotions of everyday people. Known initially for his art in photography and videography at The Art Hype, Omaha, NE, native Scky Rei (Skylar Marcell Reed) emerged as a rapper and singer in 2011 after dropping his mixtape Good Music. After his subsequent solo release Pronounced Sky+Ree EP, Scky Rei cemented a relationship with producer INFNTLP, forming the superduo BXTH.
The groups next release, entitled BOTH was an experiment in soul-hop, led by the stoner single “Toothpaste,” featuring Kami de Chukwu of Chicago’s savemoney collective. The release of the duo’s BOTHSUCKS EP in 2015 earned BOTH the 2015 Artist of the Year and Hip-Hop/Rap Album of the Year at the Omaha Entertainment & Arts Awards.
Multiple festivals and singles later, BXTH is back at Make Believe Studios honing their upcoming project Sorta Kinda. Scky continues to collaborate on his solo work, host open mics, and pop-up parties for his clothing brand stayCLTRD and debuting his anticipated solo album "DEMOS:If It Wasn't For You."
By Scky Rei