Paul Wall

Born Mar 11, 1981

Paul Michael Slayton, better known by his stage name Paul "Zift" Wall, is an American rapper. He is currently affiliated with Swishahouse Records, having released several albums under the label as well as collaborating with other rappers signed to the label. He was formerly musical partners with rapper Chamillionaire releasing several collaborative albums including the independently released Get Ya Mind Correct.… Read More

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1981 Birth Born on March 11, 1981.


2005 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, he was signed to Atlantic Records and became successful with his major-label debut The Peoples Champ. … Read More
2006 25 Years Old Paul Wall married his girlfriend, Crystal, in 2006. … Read More
2007 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007, Paul Wall released his second album Get Money, Stay True, which debuted in the #1 spot on the Billboard Chart Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. … Read More
2008 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In the spring of 2008, Paul Wall joined Strange Music recording artist Tech N9ne on a nationwide tour, which also featured Brooklyn rapper Ill Bill.
2009 28 Years Old Paul Wall appears as fictional rapper Grillionaire in the movie I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell, released on September 25, 2009. … Read More
2010 29 Years Old In 2010, Paul Wall featured on the album Przyjaźń, Duma, Godność, (English: Friendship, Pride, Dignity) by Polish rap artist Kaczor. … Read More


2011 30 Years Old In October 2011, Paul Wall collaborated with Silicon Valley-based social and mobile game company Jump Shot Media to create the world's first mobile battle rap game, Battle Rap Stars. … Read More
2012 31 Years Old On March 7, 2012 Paul Wall released a mixtape entitled "No Sleep To Houston".
2013 32 Years Old 1 More Event
Paul Wall released a collaboration mixtape with Slim Thug for the 2013 NBA All-Star Game in Houston.
2014 33 Years Old 1 More Event
Paul Wall followed up "Check Season" on December 2, 2014 with the release of his eighth studio album, titled The Po-Up Poet which was producedJune "The Jenius" James.
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