Slim Jesus, formerly known as Swag Jesus, is an American rapper. He is best recognized for uploading his music content on his YouTube channel titled ImSlimJesus. He broke through into the musical world in 2015 with his super hit single called "Drill Time” in which he paid homage to the Chicago-based hip-hop subgenre of drill. Since then he has released numerous songs, covers, and music videos. Just like his icon, Machine Gun Kelly, Jesus too has numerous fans both on the social media and in the real world. As of April 2018, his YouTube channel has over 228k subscribers and about 58 million views. The drill rap artist has a huge fan base on Instagram and Twitter as well. Talking of his personal life, he was raised by a single mother and had a difficult childhood. He struggled hard to reach where he is now. He is inspired by the music of artistes like NBA Youngboy, Chief Keef, and Logic. Jesus loves spending his spare time with his mother and buddies.
Rise to Stardom
Slim Jesus uploaded his first video song titled “Drill Time” on his YouTube channel on August 18, 2015. Within a few months, this song went viral and ultimately became a super hit. Till today, Jesus’ fans and other music lovers watch this video song with great enthusiasm. With over 47 million views and 361k likes, the song is extremely soothing to the ears. Besides this, the rapper’s channel has other popular singles such as “Buck Buck” and “Slim Jesus - Traffic (ft. Ca$h & Links)”. Both these video songs are a must-watch for people who like Jesus’ voice.
Jesus has toured many times to promote his music. He once participated in the Young & Ignorant tour to promote his singles. His tours are quite popular and his concerts are sold-out soon after the bookings open.
Although the drill rap artist hasn’t uploaded much on his YouTube channel, he has got a lot of subscribers. With his undying passion and amazing rapping skills, Jesus is sure to earn many more subscribers in the coming future.
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Slim Jesus was born on April 10, 1997 in Hamilton, OH, USA. He was raised by a single mother. Information regarding his other family members, education, and love life is not known. Jesus loves to spend time with his friends and is often seen interacting with his fans on Twitter and Instagram.
Jesus put a disclaimer in his first video "Drill Time" indicating that all the illegal items depicted in the video are merely props.
The drill rap artist is also referred to as the "fake white boy rapper".
After Jesus started receiving publicity, his fans and followers began making memes comparing Jesus to Dewey from the comedy TV series ‘Malcolm in the Middle.’