Paul Wall was born Paul Slayton on March 11, 1981 in Houston, Texas and was raised there for quite a bit. He recently married his wife on October 22, 2005, Crystal. They had their first child on April 18 th , 2006 and named him William Patrick Slayton in remembrance of a friend and fellow rapper, Patrick Hawkins, also known as Fat Pat, who had passed away and was a good friend of Paul Wall.
Since he got into the hip hop music industry, Paul Wall has worked with some amazing talent such as Slim Thug, Mike Jones, Chamillionare and Swishahouse to name a few. Paul Wall has come out with a number of studio album releases in quite a short period of time with Chick Magnet in 2004, The Peoples Champ in 2005, Get Money , Stay True in 2007, The Fast Life in 2008 and the soon to be released and highly anticipated Yung Savage in 2009.
As well as all of his accomplishments in recording and working with the best of them, Paul Wall has managed to be honored with quite a few awards throughout the years. In 2006 Paul Wall was awarded with the Ozone Award in the categories of Taste Maker (style and trendsetter), best Rap/R&B Collaboration with "I'm N Luv (Wit a Stripper)" the remix along with the talent of T-Pain, Twista, Pimp C, R. Kelly, MJG and Too Short, another for Best Rap Collaboration for "Holla At Me" by DJ Khaled with fellow artists Lil' Wayne, Fat Joe, Rick Ross and Pitbull working along with Paul Wall.
One of the all-time most amazing moments Paul Wall will be able to look back on some day to show how successful and loved he is by fans and hip hop lovers everywhere would be his 2007 Grammy Award nomination for Best Rap Performance as a Duo or Group for "Grillz" by Nelly along with the works of Paul Wall and Ali & Gipp. That definitely went to show the world that Paul Wall knows what he is doing and then some.
As he kicks off his 2008 and upcoming 2009 live concert tour, Paul Wall will be kicking things of at The Pearl Room in Mokena, Illinois on November 29 th followed by a performance at the Rex Theatre in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on December 5 th , and a trip to Peabodys Downunder in Cleveland, Ohio on December 7 th . Stay in the know for ticket information as it becomes available for your seats to this hip hop-tastic event for they are sure to sell like grillz after Paul Wall started rocking them.
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