Lil Skies Biography

Lil Skies
Lil Skies
  • Born Aug. 4, 1998

Foose was born August 4, 1998 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania to multiracial parents. Foose began writing songs at age 4. He was introduced to music by his father, Michael Burton, Jr., a fellow hip hop artist formerly known as Dark Skies, now as BurntMan. And his mother Shelby Feliciano. Foose\'s stage name is a play on his father\'s. Foose and his family moved to Waynesboro, Pennsylvania when he was in third grade. He started his career with help from his friend, Landon Cube and with his cousin, Marco Feliciano. When he was 11, his father was injured in a workplace chemical explosion at the Rust-Oleum plant near Williamsport, Maryland. For the meantime he would spend the summer at relatives house’ it was at that point in time he worked in collaboration with his cousin Marco Feliciano, on his first project released on August 14th, entitled, “Birth of Skies Vol. 1”. Foose and his father would write an album the following year, Father-Son Talk, discussing the recovery process. Foose graduated from Waynesboro Area Senior High School in 2016 and briefly attended Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania before dropping out to focus on his rap career.\n', 'In October 2016, Foose opened for Fetty Wap at Shippensburg University and later released his first mixtape, Alone, in January 2017. In July 2017, he released two songs, "Red Roses" featuring Landon Cube and "Off The Goop" featuring Sprite Lee. He would later release other songs that year, including "Rude" and "Signs of Jealousy."\n', 'Foose\'s repertoire of singles caught the attention of Atlantic Records who partnered with his own label, All We Got. He released his first major label mixtape, Life of a Dark Rose, on January 10, 2018. The album debuted at #23 on the Billboard 200 chart and went on to peak at #10. The songs "Nowadays" and "Red Roses" (both featuring Landon Cube) debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 list at #85 and #98 respectively and have since peaked at #55 and #69 (also respectively). He also toured nationally with Lil Uzi Vert in 2017 and began his "Life of a Dark Rose" tour in 2018, but had to end the tour short due to illness.\n', '

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