30-year-old Stephen Bruner’s resumé would be the envy of musicians twice his age. At 15, the virtuoso bassist garnered his first hit as part of
boy bandNo Curfew. Two years later, he began touring with Suicidal Tendencies, a job he held until 2011. Now having backed everyone from
Snoop Dogg toErykah Badu, Bruner’s performing under the alias 'Thundercat'. In addition to releasing two solo records; the Flying Lotus.
produced 'The Golden Age ofApocalypse' in 2011, and another simply titled 'Apocalypse' in 2013, he was heavily involved in the crafting of
Kendrick Lamar's 2015 classic 'To Pimp AButterfly'.