Ronald "Slim" Williams

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Ronald Williams
Birth name Ronald Williams
Also known as Slim
Born May 23, 1967 (1967-05-23) (age 46)
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Genres Hip hop
Occupations Record producer
Businessman
Years active 1990–present
Labels Cash Money
Associated acts Lil Wayne, Birdman, Cain "Big C" McCall, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Mack Maine

Ronald "Slim" Williams (born May 23, 1967) is an American businessman who co-founded the record label Cash Money Records along with his younger brother Bryan "Birdman" Williams.[1] As with his younger brother, Birdman, he is the executive producer for much of Cash Money artist' albums, especially Lil Wayne. In February 2009, the Williams brothers were featured in CNBC's Newbos: The Rise of America's New Black Overclass, a documentary show profiling several black multi-millionaires.[2] Along with Birdman, Mack Maine, Cortez Bryant, and other past and present Cash Money artists, they starred in Lil Wayne's Behind The Music episode, which premiered September 10, 2009. Williams is also known as "The Godfather" for his behind the scenes role at Cash Money Records.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allison Samuels (February 28, 2000). "and Cain "Big C" McCall ; The Cash Money Crew Gets No Respect From Grammy". Newsweek.  Retrieved on June 22, 2008.
  2. ^ Hinckley, David. 'Black overclass' rich in opinion Money talks - via affluent athletes and music-biz bigs, The New York Daily News. Published February 25, 2009. Retrieved March 16, 2009.