HOUSTON – After sparking controversy, local rapper Slim Thug is finally getting his day. February 25 is officially Slim Thug Day in Houston.
The rapper was drawn into the debate over thug culture and was called out by major media for his name.
Slim Thug stated that he has done plenty of good deeds for his hometown, and because of his name he didn’t get any recognition from Houston’s mayor.
After the national debate, Mayor Annise Parker heard his voice and gave him his own day.
In recent years, Slim Thug has used his celebrity to help charities that feed the homeless and collect toys for underprivileged kids.