Slim Figga

Slim Figga

 Sarasota, Florida, USA
SoloHip HopSinger/Songwriter

Slim Figga's music brings a familiar sound with a refreshing new feel, & realistic outlook to life through his eyes as well as those around him. Lending not only his lyrics but his vocals to give life to his music. With a plethora of songs which vary from heavy southern drum runners such as LI BOOSIE MUSIC, to the up tempo, and catchy dance sing-a-longs such as his current radio single Get It Ma. Leading all the way down to his orchestral, and embracing true to life musical memoirs that poor w

Biography

Many can agree that individuality is becoming a difficult commodity to find amongst artist today especially in the world of rap/Hip Hop. And while many claim to have there own, Few manage to meet that declaration. But for Allen Young Jr better know as Slim Figga. You find yourself an artist who doesn't mind letting listeners make the decision for themselves. (As if they wont anyway).

Slim Figga's music brings a familiar sound with a refreshing new feel, &  realistic outlook to life through his eyes as well as those around him.  Best being described as different in a good way. And while others set there claim on being different it's Slim's desire to relate to the listener that allows him to ability to almost immediately grab the ear of any and all listeners. This all while maintaining that his sound is similar to no one in the industries current landscape, Though his voice has garnered light comparrisons to that of a 50 cent. Defining himself as a stand up guy making music for those who relate to his life and and personal views. Slim Figga voices a story as similar to many as it is alien.  Touching on subject matter that ranges from living in a home of domestic violence. To the loss of a child, to losing friends and loved ones to several of lifes many distractions.  Finding ways to invoke painful emotions and tough subject matter into a bearable and entertaining experience for all who enjoy the genre of rap or just music in general. 


     The now 28 year old musician hailing from Sarasota FL began honing his craft 9 years earlier in his hometown and neighboring cities in central Florida such as Tampa, Bradenton, Palmetto, and Ft. Myers.  He accomplished his steady rising moniker throughout the area through a persistent number of open mics and constant street presence amongst local colleges and barbershops and corner stores. These locations would become home to 18,000 of his 40,000 physical copies of his current album Reason To Live. This  All this while attempting to find his niche in the current forefront that is the industry. But as all musicians learn just as there are up times there are also down ones as well. Half way through Slim's promo campaign stalled out just a it was beginning to catch momentum. 

Seeing that his opperation needed more hands and having a small number of people to trust  Slim was finally able to convince long time friend/mentor later turned Business partner/Manager  Dee Rivera to come on board in order to help Slim to push through the wall that seemed at all upstart musician find themselves facing. The result would create a level of productivity that neither of the Slim nor Rivera expected.


Since then Slim has boosted a great number of ackolades to add onto his resume.  

From writing and performing entrance music of W.B.F Women's Welter weight title holder Chevelle Hallback during her walk out at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Hallback currently the #2 ranked female boxer in the world Pound for Pound. Rotation on 105.5 The Beat Ft. Myers. As well as lending his singing vocals for radio intros for the Billy C Boxing radio show. The 444radio networks Pro Football Chat Live. To his music being broadcasted nation wide on Sirius XM Sway In The Morning, Through his connection to the Ear To The Rail mixtape hosted by Hip Hop Pioneer Dj Charlie Chase. At the current time Slim is promoting his second and most current independent album "Reason To Live" throughout the state of Florida and Atlanta Georgia.   Giving listeners not only his lyrics but his harmonizing vocals to give life to his music. With a plethora of songs which vary from heavy southern drum runners such as LI BOOSIE MUSIC. To the up tempo, and catchy dance sing-a-longs  GET IT MA and COME GET HER. Leading all the way down to his orchestral, and embracing true to life musical memoirs that poor with raw emotions to match. As demonstrated in his gritty true to life story in I Don't Wanna Die.  Demonstrating such a vast array of talent.As well as an impressive 40,000 units currently circulating from Tennessee all the way to Alabama, Georgia and throughout the entire state of Florida. Slim's buzz is now starting to grow through a carousel of new listeners turn fans. Slim Figga's music approaches listeners as many would like to approach life. With honesty, humility, humor, and passion in all that he does. Only question now is "What might the future hold next for this talented emcee?" Only time will tell, but regardless of the answer the fact still remains that this artist is one to look for very soon in the near future.

Discography

2015 - Reason To Live (Reloaded) 

  • Songs On The Radio
  • What You Know Feat Steve Woodz & Jae Major
  • Glory 


2012 / 2013 - Reason To Live - LP
* I DON'T WANNA DIE
* GET IT MA

* Currently receiving airplay on 105.5 THE BEAT Ft. Myers, FL

2011 - The Long Way Home - LP
* TAPE ROCK

* Received airplay on 95.7 THE BEAT Tampa, FL

2010 - Giving Up The Hard Way - EP