1994 to 2003
September 9, 1977 in New Orleans
November 26, 2003
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
James Adarryl Tapp, Jr. (September 9, 1977 - November 26, 2003), better known by his stage name Soulja Slim, was an American rapper. He is known for writing the U.S. No. 1 hit "Slow Motion". Life and music career: James Tapp was raised in the Magnolia Projects. He attended Booker T. Washington High School before dropping out of school in his sophomore year. Tapp released his debut album, Soulja fa Lyfe, on Parkway Pumpin' Records in 1994 under the name Magnolia Slim. In 1995, he released the four-song e.p. The Dark Side on Hype Enough Records.