Filth & Smell, a.k.a. Giovanni Spagnolo was born in 1986 and grew up in Scalea, Southen Italy. Suffering from insomnia at the age of 2, he forced his father to play “Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin” to help him fall sleep. He then learned to play guitar, as an hobby, at the age of 5 years . Over the years he learned to play the keyboard and at the age of 14 he began studying the saxophone. Strongly influenced by his passion for jazz and especially for Charlie Parker. At the age of 16, closer to House music, he fell madly in love with Masters at Work, and especially with Kenneth Gonzales (Kenny Dope). When he was 20, he began to compose his first productions and never stopped making beats, continuously fueling his passion for music. His favorite genres are House Music and Hip Hop, two kind of music heavily influenced by Jazz, Funk and Blues. His latest release on Jack’s Kartel Record is no exception to the rule, flawlessly showcasing his musical background, the Jackin house way. Let’s boogie!