He has spent much of his career affiliated with Swishahouse Records, and has released several albums under the label and collaborated with numerous other rappers signed to the label. He began his career performing alongside Chamillionaire with whom he released couple albums, including 's independently released Get Ya Mind Correct , which went on to sell over , copies despite no major label distribution. In , he was signed to Atlantic Records and became successful with his major label debut The Peoples Champ. Get Money, Stay True followed in Wall attended Jersey Village High School and studied mass communications at the University of Houston for three years. That mixtape was titled Choppin Em Up Part 2 , which was released in mid
Known for his love of Texas and weed almost as much as his grill, Paul Wall has been grinning and rapping his way to fame for almost two decades. Laying in the cut with other acts like Chamillionaire, Nelly, and even Yelawolf at one time or another, Paul Wall has almost become as much of a fixture in hip-hop as Snoop Dogg or T. What we do know however is that he attended Jersey Village High School with fellow rapper Mike Jones and established a solid friendship. He would then enroll at the University of Houston where he majored in communications and mass communication, though he would drop out in his final year. Before starting his life in rap, Paul Wall was introduced to the genre by way of DJ Screw who would influence his feel for the music, preferring much slower beats than what is average. Soon after leaving University, Paul Wall would work with another Texas startup by the name of Chamillionaire who would live up to the latter half of his name both during and after his rap career to try and grab a promotional deal for Swishahouse, a label owned by Michal Watts who also ran the KBXX radio station. The pair ended up being successful and were both featured on the mixtape Choppin Em Up Part 2. Officially the pair joined forces in , but they did not release an album until under the Paid in Full Entertainment Label founded by Madd Hatta, which they called Get Ya Mind Correct. It would go on to sell , copies and be nominated for Indie Album of the Year by The Source magazine. Ironically, a later chopped and screwed version would be made by DJ Michael Watts out of the same Swishahouse they just left.
Rapper Paul Wall involved in crash with 12-year-old son...
Grammy-nominated rapper, Paul Wall , was involved in a horrific car crash in November The accident totally destroyed the two vehicles involved but Wall, and his band of five traveling companions, thankfully emerged unscathed. So, what has the rapper been up to since that horrific accident? Has the crash affected his flourishing career in any way? All these and more issues are explored below.
The rapper opened up about the terrifying experience on his Instagram earlier this week. Paul Wall is grateful to be alive after he and his son were involved in a serious car crash over the weekend. We prayed that God would protect us while we are out, that our travels would be safe, and that our family and home would be protected while we are gone.