Paul Wall – Proof That Controversy WorksPosted by: Scott / Category: Artists
Paul Wall grew up in Houston with a devout passion for music. Wall was one of Texas’s most successful independent musicians, with releases like “THE CHICK MAGNET”, “HOW TO BE A PLAYER”, and his group albums with fellow Texan Chamillionaire such as “GET YA MIND CORRECT”, and “CONTROVERSY SELLS”. His independent success earned him a major record deal with Swisha House Records’ joint venture with Atlantic Records.
Wall’s 2005 national debut “THE PEOPLE’S CHAMP” debuted on BILLBOARD MAGAZINE’S TOP 200 in the 1 spot and quickly reached platinum status. Paul Wall was instrumental in taking Texas Hip Hop to the National level. His 2007 release “GET MONEY STAY TRUE” debuted as the #1 RAP album in BILLBOARD MAGAZINE and is quickly approaching GOLD status. His 2007 HONDA CIVIC TOUR with FALL OUT BOY widely expanded his fan base, as well as the 2006 DUB CAR SHOW TOUR.
In 2005 Wall was nominated for a Grammy with the #1 song “GRILLZ” along with Nelly, Ali and Gipp. The song sparked a global trend for the diamond encrusted gold caps for which Paul is famous for making and selling to various celebrities that include Kanye West, Diddy, Shaq, Lil Jon as well as many many others. Wall also modeled in the national campaign for REEBOK’s ARCTIC 5 shoe and also for AVIREX CLOTHING throughout 2007. He is currently a member of the diverse group EXPENSIVE TASTE which includes Travis Barker and Skinhead Rob. The group also has released a clothing line in which Paul Wall is a co-owner and founder. Wall released his 7th album in the 2009 titled “THE FAST LIFE”. In 2010 he released “HEART OF A CHAMPION” and is scheduled to release “I LIKE TURTLES” in 2011.
He is a featured artist on the ISLAND DEF JAM distributed “THE GLOBAL ATTACK” mixtape series which is to drop in early 2011.
Global Attack MixTape is the first mix tape series to bring urban music together from around the globe on one project – from both successful and up-and-coming artists. For more information, visit www.GlobalAttackMixTapes.com or stay tuned in the music news.
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