Easton Phillips widely known as Slim Jesus is a controversial American rap artist. He was born on 10th April 1997 and became instantly famous in 2015, after releasing his first song called Drill Time that was quite successful. However, he released a few songs but none of them were as successful as his first song. He continued to work hard and win fans all over.
Slim Jesus was born in raised in the state of Ohio in city of Hamilton. He developed interest in rap music when he was twelve years old. After creating a channel on YouTube he began to upload his own rap music videos. However, he didn’t earn much fans until he released his first official track. His fans have often wondered how he got involved in music at quite a young age. This is because he was living with a single mother and felt the need to start earning from an early age.
When Slim Jesus first started his career, his friends called him Swag Jesus but it was changed before becoming famous in 2015. His first song called Drill Time captured 100k views in a very short while. This kind of rap music is called Drill Rap and quite popular among young generation because of its controversial nature of lyrics.
As well as he tried to promote new style of music, public response was always negative. His following two songs Buck Buck and Drum Roll were not well received by public. In the same year i.e. 2015, he performed in his first Live Concert in USA and Canada. In his second year of music career, his most notable tracks include: IGAF, Free Smoke, and Facts. He also collaborated with other famous artist in 2016 to gain more followers. Year, 2017 brought him more success as he produced remixes of already famous songs. He also managed to release two hit songs in same year; Warning Shots and Major League.
Slim Jesus could not complete his education as his school was shut down when he was only 5 years old. Rough neighbourhood and bold friends influenced his love for rap music. He supports his single mother who also works as an artist.
Net worth & salary
Slim Jesus has done good for himself, considering the age. His total net worth exceeds $500k earned from music albums, videos and live concerts. Most of his tracks are also available to be purchased at different cloud services, that ultimately add to his income.
In 2016, a rumour claimed that Slim Jesus was dead but soon it was revealed as a publicity stunt. When asked about his popularity, Slim Jesus mentioned that the reason Drill Time was so viral because a writer appreciated the song in an online article. As a result, the music video started to spread throughout internet on several social media and multimedia platforms. Slim Jesus has now 5000+ followers on YouTube, SoundCloud, Twitter, Instagram, and more.