Solvan "Slick" Naim is an Emmy nominated, Award winning Algerian-American writer, director and rapper from Bushwick, Brooklyn. He is known for creating, writing, producing, and starring in the Netflix comedy series It's Bruno! And recently for directing the entire series of the critically acclaimed and 100% RT fresh MO on Netflix based on the incredible life of hit comic, Mo Amer.
Slick is a true success story - No boost, No family in the biz just creativity, hard work and determination to make it happen. As a rapper, Slick would write treatments to his songs. He began directing his own music videos which eventually evolved into film. His debut feature, Full Circle (at only 22, he wrote, directed, starred, edited and produced the film) won 5 festival awards including the Audience Award at the HBO Urbanworld Festival and was acquired by EOne. He is known for a rapid fire flow and melodic hooks. Naim released his album Proof of Concept, the same day as his show It's Bruno!, many songs from the album were featured in the series. Slick has four albums and is consistently putting out new music -- his lyrics are inspiring and powerful filled with his life goals and the lessons of all that hard work and determination.
Slick was selected by Sony Pictures, FOX, and NBC in their Diverse Directors TV Program and has since directed on the Netflix series, The Get Down with Baz Luhrmann, Power on Starz, Snowfall for FX, Blacklist on NBC, Animal Kingdom on TNT, as well as many others. His music has been featured in several series he has directed and continues to be licensed in other tv shows and films.
You don't want to miss a chance to see Slick perform live in a fantastic night evoking the "before times" when you went out to throw down, party with friends, dance and listen to great music and come out feeling brand new.