Kingpin Skinny Pimp A ‘Premier Player’

Memphis rapper Kingpin Skinny Pimp has been nominated

for the Premier Rapper Award at the 18th Annual Premier Player Awards. The awards

are hosted by the Memphis Chapter of the Recording Academy.

"I been doing this for a long time and I

am just glad that my records haven’t gone unnoticed. I know Memphis loves me,

I just hope the rest of the country takes notice," Skinny Pimp said.

Kingpin Skinny pimp has dropped eight independent

albums and has moved over 300,000 units over the course of his career.

"Kingpin Skinny Pimp’s Premier Player Award

Nomination is true indication of the tremendous respect he has as an artist

within the Memphis music community," stated Jon Hornyak, Executive Director

of the Memphis Chapter of the Recording Academy.

The 18th Annual Premier Player Awards will be

held on April 3 at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Memphis.

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