Major Players: Rappers Who Went from Indies to Majors
Slim Thug (Swishahouse to Interscope)
After beginning his career with his hometown Houston-based label Swishahouse, Slim Thug made the switch to Star Trak/Geffen/Interscope for his debut, Already Platinum. The album included production from The Neptunes and singles like "3 Kings" and "Like a Boss." Following the album, he made the switch to E1.