- 10:08 AM, May 20
Born in Houston, Texas on September 8, 1980, Slim Thug spent his youth running on the streets of his hometown and never thought of becoming a rapper. "I thought I'd end up like my brothers, in jail or something," he said. His talent was first spotted by a local music producer named Michael Watts and he began his rapping career as a guest star in a mixtape titled "Swisha House 98".
Soon after realizing how much money he could make by distributing his own mixtapes, Slim parted ways with Michael's Swishahouse on good terms and formed his own independent label under the name of Boss Hogg Outlawz. He then released an album titled "Boss Hogg Oulawz" with former friend E.S.G..