Shawn Mims (born March 22, 1981), better known as Mims, is an American hip hop recording artist from New York City, New York. He is perhaps best known for his commercial debut single "This Is Why I'm Hot", which peaked at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. Following the release of his hit single, Mims' debut album, Music Is My Savior, was released in March 2007.
Born into a Jamaican-American family in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, Shawn Mims grew up influenced by the rappers just south of him, in Harlem. Despite the fact that he lost both parents by the time he was 13, Mims focused on music (his mother had given him his first set of DJ equipment shortly before she died) and school to keep himself out of trouble. Though he briefly attended community college, Mims decided if he truly wanted to make it as a rapper he needed to drop out, a move that paid offЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Music Is My Savior [27.03.2007, альбом]
- This Is Why I'm Hot [15.05.2007, сингл]
- Calabria 2008 (MIMS remix) [27.11.2007, сингл]
- Guilt [07.04.2009, альбом]
- The Real in Me (No Untouchable DJ Drastic version) [01.03.2011, сингл]