Who is Slim Jesus?
Eastern Philips was born on the 10th April 1997, in Hamilton, Ohio USA, and better known by his stage name Slim Jesus, is a rapper, probably best recognized for trying himself as a drill rapper with songs including “Drill Time” and “Buck Buck”.
Early Life, Family and Education
Slim Jesus spent his childhood in his hometown, where he was raised by his mother, Irene Brown, who is also active in the show business as an artist. Information about his education is unknown to the media, except that he attended Hamilton school until it was shut down.
— Slim Jesus (@TheSlimJesus) August 7, 2015
Career BeginningsInterested in music from an early age, his professional career started in 2015, but before he released his first song, Slim Jesus was already a part of the underground rap scene, although his nickname was Swag Jesus, which later evolved into Slim Jesus. Gradually he was improving his popularity and in August 2015 Slim Jesus released his debut song entitled “Drill Time”, accompanied by a video that was posted on his official YouTube channel. The video and the song, in particular, drew attention from a number of critics, but also his colleague rappers, including Lil Master, and Ben Sommers, among others. Slim Jesus continued with his career, and in September released his next song “Buck Buck”.
Debut Studio Album
After acquiring a decent following, Slim decided to venture on a tour across the US and Canada, after which he entered the studio and started working on his debut studio album – “Gangsta” –which came out in 2016, soon followed by two more full-length releases “22 Savage” and “The Most Hated”. The public remained divided as well as his fellow colleagues, coming hard at him and his music, but also appraising his work. Nevertheless, Slim Jesus has continued to make music and his next release is apparently eagerly awaited.
Back in 2015 when he just had launched his career, Slim Jesus became the subject of a death hoax. As the deaths of such rappers as Lil Peep and Fredo Santana hit the world, rumors about Slim Jesus’ death appeared almost instantly. Luckily, those were just rumors as Slim Jesus is still very much alive and kicking.
Slim Jesus Net Worth
Since launching his career in 2015, Slim has released three studio albums and has over 20 songs to his name, with the most popular being “Drill Time”, Buck Buck”, “Warning Shots”, “Let’s All Get Money”, “Drum Roll”, and “Having My Way”, among many others that have helped him increase his popularity and wealth. So, have you ever wondered how rich Slim Jesus is? Well, according to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Slim Jesus’ net worth is as high as $300,000, an amount earned through his successful career in the music industry.
Last night was wild ? pic.twitter.com/X5Fird5xQZ
— Slim Jesus (@TheSlimJesus) September 19, 2015
Life Behind the Scene
Slim Jesus is, unfortunately, one of those celebrities that tend to keep their personal life hidden from the public eye. As a result, there isn’t much info about his life outside professional career. However, according to sources, he is still single and fully focused on his up and coming career as a rapper.
The real drill ? pic.twitter.com/wBn1dFRrk3
— Slim Jesus (@TheSlimJesus) October 8, 2015
Once he emerged from the underground rap scene, Slim Jesus attracted both positive and negative attention, resulting in a significant following on social media networks, particularly Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. His Instagram feed is full of controversial pictures of himself holding a large amount of cash, then sitting on luxury cars, but that has turned out to be a smart marketing move, since Slim Jesus has more than 100,000 followers on Instagram. Also, his Twitter account is full of information about his professional work, and is followed by a total of 35,000 of his most loyal fans. So, if you are not already a fan of one of the most controversial rappers of the present day, then this is a great chance for you to start following him.