Slink Proper is a Hip Hop/ Soul rapper born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. To date, he has been featured and has released numerous mixtapes. At the beginning of his career he was known as Slink, meaning “the offspring." Naming himself the offspring of hip hop or the "Child of hip-hop." In 2004 he changed his name to Slink Proper, adding “proper” to his name meaning "to break others off proper with his lyrics."