Born Christopher Smith and growing up in the notorious Parkview Cts. housing projects, P.I.M.P. grew up the youngest of his mother's seven children. Although his mother did the best she could to keep a roof over their heads, P.I.M.P. spent most of his childhood life hustling from one project to the next.
"I always been into rap music, but after I saw Easy E and NWA that's what really made me wanted to start music. To make his dream come true he went out in bought a digital recorder, a mic and a keyboard and from there he put out his first Cd just for the streets of Jackson, Tn. the Cd was name Ghetto Material. He recorded the album and there after he had independent distribution deal out of Texas By the name of Southwest Wholesales. The album went on to sell great and it also open doors for his next album Too Nation Ta Go Local, and it had some major features such as Haystak, Skinny Pimp, and Gangsta Blac. The album quickly gained national attention and spawned the street single Hataz on Da Town featuring Haystack, and was distributed by RnD Distribution out of Houston, Texas.
P.I.M.P. is known for his style of lyrics and for recently finishing his street ranked best album "Street Hustla' P.I.M.P. is the first artist to release a national album out of Jackson, Tn. and credits his success to his brother Slick Vick for always telling him to keep at it "RIP". Slick Vick also helped P.I.M.P. career by always donating something when it was time to press up an album.
P.I.M.P. has also been credited for his lyrics by Pastor Troy, Haystack, Skinny Pimp, Dj Squeeky, Mr. Mike, Gangsta Blac, Murder Dog Magazine, and Street Masters Magazine and among others. Standing firmly on the foundation of the Jackson, Tn. rap scene, P.I.M.P.'s powerful voice- whether viciously dominating the mic or blowing smooth vocals delivers a freshman effort that rivals the honesty and grit of many down south legends.