|April 10, 1997
Slim Jesus is an American rapper. And no, he is not the son of Eminem. Although, there are some websites claiming a DNA test proved he is Eminem’s son. Slim got famous thanks to his Drill Time track. The song got amazing popularity, and the video went viral. As of August 2020, Slim Jesus’ cash flow is more than $400,000.
This young guy is only 23 years old. But he already achieved a superb position in the rap world. And he did it in a short time. We can expect much more from the young rapper. Who knows, he might be the next great white rapper.
Career Ups and Downs
Slim Jesus is the nickname of Robert Church. And he used the nickname because he is skinny. In the beginning, he rapped under the moniker Swag Jesus. His friends gave him that name. But after a while, he changed it to Slim for obvious reasons.
Born in 1997 in Hamilton, Ohio he got raised by a single mother. She worked as a craftsman. Even as a child, Slim showed great talent in music and started listening to rap songs at a young age. He first started rapping at the age of 12.
He began his education in Hamilton, Ohio. But after serious disputes, the school got closed. He was only five years at the time. He started his career after getting into contact with some dark complexion friends. They formed a group and started rapping under the nickname Swag Jesus.
His friends influenced him in many ways. For example, thanks to one of his friends, he got familiar with the use of firearms.
During his early days, NBA YoungBoy and Chief Keef served as his inspiration.
Slim was just 18 years old when he released his first single. In 2015, he released the debut single Drill Time on SoundCloud. After just a few days, the video went viral on YouTube as well. In a short time, the single amassed more than 11 million views.
Then, a remixed version of Drill Time featuring King Yella and Killa Kellz got released in September 2015. Slim Jesus finished 2015 with songs like Finesse, Minute Maid Lemonade, She Just Wanna, and Clout.
The next year, he released hit songs like Facts, On the Block, Free Smoke, IDGAF, and Speedboat. He also appeared on the single Traffic alongside Ca$h & Links.
In 2015, Slim released his album, Buck Buck. He used 2015 and 2016 as touring years. He made a couple of stops in the United States and Canada, getting paid good bucks for it.
By the end of 2016, he released his album, Gangsta. And then the next year, he released two more albums, Monster and Godfather.
Slim got his popularity thanks to his rapping style. He is a drill rap performer. The style originates in Chicago and often features violent lyrics. Chief Keef made the style mainstream. Yet, it gets criticism due to the higher crime rate in Chicago.
As of August 2020, Slim Jesus is single. He doesn’t have a girlfriend. There is no info on the previous relationship. One might say Slim puts all of his focus on work and making music.
How much is Slim Jesus’ fortune in 2020? After the successful Drill Time song, Slim released a couple of more tracks and albums. So, Slim Jesus’ cash flow is more than $400,000 as of August 2020.
Music videos and albums are his main source of income. He shares his music with his followers and fans on social media and similar platforms.
Slim is still young. At only 23 years of age, he has a long journey to travel. In the coming years, we expect his wealth to grow substantially.
Drill Time is still one of his most successful songs. It got more than 500,000 views in the first weeks. And as of August 2020, it has more than 55 million views on YouTube.
A lot of people criticize Slim Jesus for his violence and props in videos. Mainly, that applies to Drill Time where he shoots guns on camera. But that style works with his audience. And helps him earn money.
He is also active on social media platforms. Slim regularly posts on Instagram and Twitter. He has more than 120,000 followers on his Instagram account.