Today In Hip-Hop: RIP Soulja Slim (9/9/1977 – 11/26/2003)

On this day, November 26, in hip-hop history... 2003: James Tapp, Jr. better known to his fans as Soulja Slim died 10 years ago, today. Hailing from the Magnolia Projects in New Orleans, Slim was best known for his time on seminal hip-hop label No Limit Records in the late 1990s and his posthumous collaboration with Juvenile, "Slow Motion," that landed at No. 1 on the Billboard charts. On Nov. 26, 2003, Slim was tragically gunned down by a unknown gunman in front of his mother's house on the 4600 Lafaye St. in the Gentilly neighborhood on Thanksgiving Eve. Slim was shot ...

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