|Sky Blu Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||August 23, 1986|
Sky Blu is best known for his success with the dance music duo, LMFAO, which he had formed with his uncle, Redfoo. They earned worldwide fame with the release of their single, Party Rock Anthem, which went on to grab high positions in the music charts all over the world and sold millions of copies as well. However, they eventually fell out with one another over a royalties dispute. As a solo artist, he hasn’t been able to replicate his earlier success.
Skyler Austen Gordy
Los Angeles, California, United States
The information about Sky Blu’s formal education isn’t available.
Rapper, Singer, Record Producer, DJ, Dancer
- Father – Berry Gordy IV
- Mother – Valerie Robeson
- Siblings – Mahogany “Lox” Cheyenne Gordy (Sister) (Singer, DJ)
- Others – Thelma Coleman (Paternal Grandmother), Berry Gordy Jr. (Paternal Grandfather) (Record Producer, Songwriter, Film Producer) (Founder of the Motown record label), Redfoo (Paternal Uncle) (Rapper, Record Producer, DJ, Songwriter), Kerry Gordy (Nephew) (Producer, Writer), Rockwell (Nephew) (Singer, Performer), Rhonda Ross Kendrick (Niece) (Actress, Producer)
Sky Blu is managed by Nate ‘Reek’ Johnson.
He is represented by –
- Greg Fischman of Destination Artists Touring Agency
- Nik Chawda of Showcase PR
- Steven Lin of Wonderful Artists Management
Hip-Hop, EDM, Trap
Cherrytree, Foo & Blu, Interscope Records
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
72 kg or 158.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Sky Blu has dated –
- Chelsea Korka – Sky Blu has previously dated singer Chelsea Korka, who was the former member of the pop band, Paradiso Girls. They first met each other in January 2009 after Interscope Records had got Paradiso Girls a recording session with the electronic dance music duo, LMFAO. Blu and Korka developed a close friendship, which eventually progressed into a relationship. She was even featured as his love interest in a couple of LMFAO‘s music videos. However, their affair eventually fizzled out.
Race / Ethnicity
He has English and African-American ancestry.
He has got the symbol ‘Om’, a spiritual symbol of Hinduism, tattooed on his throat.
Sky Blu has not endorsed any brand yet.
He seems to be influenced by the Hindu philosophy as he has multiple tattoos related to it inked on his body.
Best Known For
Being the one half of the dance music duo, LMFAO. They are best known for the immense popularity and commercial success of their singles – Party Rock Anthem and Sexy and I Know It. The former went on to garner record sales of over 9.7 million copies in the United States.
In 2013, he released his debut solo studio album, Rebel Music. The album couldn’t manage to achieve significant success.
In 2009, LMFAO released their first studio album, Party Rock. The album peaked at the 33rd spot on the US Billboard 200.
First TV Show
In June 2012, Sky Blu made his first TV show appearance on the news talk show, Good Morning America. However, his appearance in the show wasn’t credited.
His first credited TV show appearance came in the popular comedy talk show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, in February 2013.
Sky Blu Favorite Things
- Least Favorite Food – Ranch
Source – Noisey
Sky Blu Facts
- In 2006, he collaborated with his uncle, Redfoo, to start LMFAO. The music duo decided to go on a hiatus in September 2012, thus, pulling curtains on their successful 6-year long collaboration.
- He is the founder of the hip-hop and dance collective called Big Bad University. The other members of the collective are – model and singer, Chelsea Korka, singer and songwriter, Mark Rosas, and rapper Shwayze.
- In October 2010, he and Korka founded the entertainment company called Big Bad. It consisted of music artists, singers, DJs, and music producers and they have organized tours in South America, Europe, Asia, America, and the Dominican Republic.
- In September 2016, he launched a public attack on Redfoo for having deprived him of LMFAO‘s royalties and for having used their trademark party rock theme on his own solo LP.
- In December 2014, Sky Blu was invited to perform at the Miss World ceremony. At the ceremony, he and KG Superstar performed his new song, We Love Girls.
- In February 2012, he decided to perform with Madonna at the Super Bowl despite having 3 herniated discs. He wasn’t able to properly attend the rehearsals and immediately after the performance, he was taken to the hospital.
- In January 2014, he introduced his alter ego, The Party President, to the world in his single, Go On Girl.
- Over the years, he has launched stinging attacks on his former record label, Interscope, for their poor treatment of their music artists. He has often urged them to stop treating singers like cattle.
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