Multi-platinum artist and producer, 8ky – previously known as Sky Blu of the Grammy nominated group LMFAO – releases his first solo project Fxck Yeah: From Chaos To Consciousness out today via his entertainment company, Big Bad. The 30-track hip-hop album will exclusively debut on the entertainment platform BitTorrent Now – where the album will be free for download – from September 23 through September 30th. Thereafter the album will continue to be available on BitTorrent Now, iTunes among other digital outlets. This album has been years in the making and is extremely personal to 8ky, as it reflects and touches upon both the struggles and triumphs he’s faced over the past several years.
Talking about the album, 8ky explains,
“I absolutely have a spiritual connection to this album. It’s the beginning of a movement. Fxck Yeah is when you hit that ultimate feeling of pure, honest joy! When you just can’t help yourself, the only thing left to do is say ‘Fxck Yeah!’ It’s that feeling you want to achieve in every aspect of your life. I wanna do something for the people, I wanna help and it’s in my heart to help.” He further continues, “Every aspect of what I’m trying to do is all 8ky and the Fxck Yeah movement. From the live shows to social media…all will be delivered with the ‘Fxck Yeah’ message of fully embracing the moment.”
This album shows 8ky’s growth these last few years, embracing a more spiritual mindset and life. On the journey with him and on this album include Grammy Latin nominated rapper Sensato, as well as Big Bad’s own K.G. Superstar, Chacho Jones, Shev and Kitty K.
Most know 8ky (8kyler 6ordy pronounced Skyler Gordy; the 8 and 6 representing the 86 in his birth year of 1986) as Sky Blu from the iconic Grammy nominated electro-pop dance duo LMFAO, but he’s also a DJ, singer-songwriter, producer and dancer. LMFAO released two chart-topping albums, the first being Party Rock with singles “I’m In Miami Bitch,” “La La La,” “Shots,” and “Get Crazy.” Their sophomore album, “Sorry for Party Rocking” was released in 2011. The following year the group won six Billboard Awards, including the Hot 100 Song of the Year (“Party Rock Anthem”) and for Top Duo/Group.
After the hiatus from LMFAO, 8ky released two free albums; the first was W.E.E.D. with Shwayze and Mark Rosas. The second album was Rebel Music, which spawned the hit singles “Pop Bottles” and “Salud” a Latin themed song featuring Sensato, Reek Rude and Wilmer Valderrama. The album is currently available at www.bigbad.com 8ky performed his single “We Love Girls” to open Miss World 2014 with over 1 billion viewers from around the world watching. He’s collaborated with artist such as The Black Eyed Peas, David Guetta, Pitbull, Katy Perry and Lil Jon just to name a few.