Genre: Hip Hop / Rap

Star Slinger (Born Darren Williams) is a hip hop producer based in Manchester, UK taking influences from memphis rap to shoegaze. He first came to the attention after self-releasing a beat tape via the internet in the summer of 2010 entitled "Volume 1". Williams picked up noteworthy press interest from Pitchfork Media, SPIN Magazine, Dazed & Confused Magazine, was named in the NME's Top 50 Bands of 2011 and was interviewed by Rob Da Bank & Annie Mac on BBC Radio 1. He also received plays from Diplo on a mix for Australia's Triple J Radio Station. In October 2011, Star Slinger released his first real single on Mountain Dew's label "Green Label Sound" with Kansas based R & B singer Reggie B along with a remix by Diplo for free on their website. Influential BBC Radio 1 DJ Annie Mac named it "Single of The Week". Despite speculation, not much info has been confirmed regarding the forthcoming Star Slinger album. Star Slinger is known to post all his official and unofficial remixes on his Soundcloud profile. "Star Slinger Soundcloud Profile". Retrieved 16 Dec 2011. - Wikipedia