Rae Sremmurd: Bio, Life, Career, Awards, Facts, Trivia, Favorites

Rae Sremmurd: A Quick-Read Bio Revealed

Here’s the bio, life, career, awards, facts, trivia, and favorites of Rae Sremmurd. We would like to take you through the chapters in the life and career of one of the world’s talented musicians. This is Australian Unwrapped’s compilation of research about Rae Sremmurd. Enjoy the journey!

Also Known As: Dem Outta St8 Boyz

Origin: Tupelo, Mississippi, U.S.

Genres: Hip hop – Trap

Members: Slim Jxmmi – Swae Lee

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Early Start

  • Aaquil Iben Shamon “Slim Jxmmi” Brown and his younger brother, Khalif Malik Ibn Shaman “Swae Lee” Brown, were born in Whittier, California.
  • During their early years, Slim Jxmmi and Swae Lee practiced together, danced together, and wrote music together.
  • Walker’s new companion, Floyd Sullivan, moved the family to the Ida Street housing project in Tupelo, Mississippi, when they were in middle school
  • During a game of basketball at a local park, the Brown brothers met Jemiah Middlebrooks.
  • The two decided to form a hip hop band called “Dem Outta St8 Boyz”, where Aaquil took the stage name “CaliBoy,” Khalif “Kid Krunk,” and Jemiah “Lil Pantz.” With money they earned from part-time jobs, they bought music equipment and produced music at home.
  • While studying at Tupelo High School, the two brothers met and later became friends with Jermarcus Jackson, aka JJ (today known as Jay Sremm), a young disc jockey, who later became the DJ of the group




Career Journey

  • 2010: The group launched the single “Party Animal”, which gave them local fame.
  • 2013: Rae Sremmurd was discovered by the Hip Hop audience due to their appearance on Mike Will Made It’s mixtape “#MikeWiLLBeenTriLL” on the track “We”. Their second single “No Type” along with its music video shot in Venice Beach, came out.
    Previously planned as an EP, their debut album, SremmLife, was released and the third single, “Throw Sum Mo,” was re-released. Nicki Minaj and Young Thug contributed vocals to promote the project.
  • 2016: Their next album, SremmLife 2 came out which spawned their first Billboard Hot 100 number-one song “Black Beatles”, which ranked in the charts.
  • 2017: The duo launched the single titled “Perplexing Pegasus”.
  • 2018: The duo released “T’d Up” as SremmLife 3’s second single and publicized three singles from SR3MM – Swae Lee’s “Hurt to Look”, Slim Jxmmi’s “Brxnks Truck”, and the duo’s “Powerglide” featuring previous collaborator Juicy J. They launched SR3MM, a triple disc set that included solo projects for each of the members (May).
  • 2022: Their fourth studio album, titled Sremm4Life, was brought to the public.




Awards & Recognition

  • BET Awards (1 award out of 7 nominations)
  • BET Hip Hop Awards nomination
  • Billboard Music Awards (1 award out of 5 nominations)
  • International Dance Music Awards nomination
  • TVU Woodie Awards nomination
  • Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards nomination
  • Southern Entertainment Awards nomination




Fun Facts & Trivia

  • Rae Sremmurd is derived from American record producer and songwriter Mike Will’s production team called “Ear Drummers.” Flip that backward and you have Rae Sremmurd.
  • They like munching on carrots and celery before their show/performance.
    Swae loves juice!




Artist’s Favorites

                                                       Slim Jxmmi
Actor:  Chadwick Boseman
Actress:  Tessa Thompson
Holiday Destination:  Miami
Food:  Mexican Cuisine
Color:  Blue



Australian Unwrapped’s Chosen Song from Rae Sremmurd:


Length: 3:28

Release: 2017

Opening Lyrics:

Mmm, boy, it’s Nasty (uh)
Know some young niggas like to swang (yeah), uhm
Know some young niggas like to swang
Know some young niggas like to swang (ride)
Know some young niggas like to swang (swang)
Know some young niggas like to swang (swang)
Big bank take lil’ bank
Every day spillin’ up drank (drank)
She want the whole crew, shawty brave (brave)
When the money talks, what is there to say? (Just say it)
Blow away, watch it blow away (blow, blow)
When I die, can’t take it to the grave (yo)
Hop out, drop, top, fuck y’all talkin’ I need it right now (hey)
Cash in the air, yeah, what goes up gotta come down (woo)

More Songs to Listen to:

Rae Sremmurd: Top 5 Songs



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