East Harlem, New York, A.B. Slater, born Alex Perez on December 7th, 1980, is no ordinary Hip Hop artist. With his own dance/moniker (with or without others), a penchant for cannabis and Tequila, with an unwavering commitment to style, A.B. is making waves.
His artistry extends beyond the confines of traditional genres, as he masterfully reinvents timeless classics with his unique twist, redefining their essence. Brace yourself, as he’s set to unveil his latest creation: a reimagined interpretation of Beyoncé’s iconic “Sweet Dreams,” dropping August 23rd, 2023, accompanied by an already buzz-worthy music video.
His musical prowess is a captivating blend of smooth delivery, diverse flows, and razor-sharp, witty punchlines that not only entertain but also evoke contemplation. Drawing inspiration from an eclectic range of artists including Michael Jackson, Drake, R-Kelly, J Cole, Whiz Khalifa, and the legendary Snoop Dogg, A.B. Slater’s influences are as diverse as his creative output.
His journey from avid listener to artist began in late 2021 with the release of singles like “Ray Donovan,” “Bozo,” and “Body on Me,” announcing his arrival with a resounding impact.
A.B. Slater’s unique talent lies in revitalizing classic melodies with his signature “sauce,” evident in his reinventions of Wham’s “Last Christmas” and Sisqó’s “Thong Song.” His April 20th, 2022 EP, “I’m Stoned (4 Twennies),” showcased his artistic range and storytelling prowess, while his homage to Michael Jackson, “Driller,” released on November 30th, 2022, pushed his innovation further. A.B. Slater’s journey reflects his relentless dedication to the craft, transforming classics into contemporary treasures. With the upcoming release of his reimagined version of Beyoncé’s “Sweet Dreams” and an attention-grabbing music video, he solidifies his place as a trailblazer shaping the future while honoring the past.