ILL Silla A.K.A. Adam Joseph Vasquez, born one of the last ’80s babies, June 8th, 1989 in Denver, CO! We’d say born and raised, exept for the fact that he litterally grew up moving all over Colorado! Consistantly moving home, ultimately lead Silla through an amazingly versitile set of musical influences. From rap, to Rock and country. From the epic gansta era of the 90s and before with artist’ like 50 Cent, Spice 1, Eminem, Fab, Meth and beyond. To the Underground savoirs of hiphop like Immortal Technique, KRS 1, Strange Muzik and more. Even artist’ of today help to influence the sound that is ILL Silla!
“One thing that I pride myself in, is the ability to learn, and grow. This is why I’ll always respect and love the greats of the past, but my heart lies in hearing the new. Whos going to bring us the next level?” -ILL Silla
Co- founder of the group TME Denver, along side Onit, and Big Beazy. ILL Silla first hit the Denver music scene hard in 2007. From then till 2008 TME racked up well over 300 shows, rapidly creating a small buzz and reputation for being one of the hardest working crews in Denver. One of his 1st shows with Slo Pain was actually in 2008, for a Twista show, right before the Roxy was actually obtained. Silla’s musical reume consist of 7 mixtapes and an album (Monsters And Marijuana) wich was released upon his signing with Slo Pain on December 19th, 2015! Which you can find on SLOPAIN.COM, TME303.COM, iTUNES, AMAZON, IHEART RADIO, AND PANDORA! He’s opened for hundreds of national acts like, Naz, Three 6 Mafia, Bizzy Bone, Every member of Strange muzik, E-40, Twizted, Blaze Ya Dead Homie, Snow Da Product, Jarren Benton and many more. TME also performed at 2 Denver 420 Ralley which average well over 100,000 in attendence. From his rapid style and diverse topics, to his evolvong stage presence,with drummer NikRok being the cherry on top. ILL Silla is gaining momentum, and with Slo Pain behind him, he plans on being a force to be reckoned with.
“SLO PAIN” -Troll