Rae Sremmurd (pronunciation: /ˈreɪ ʃrˈɪmɜːrd/) is an African American hip hop duo originating from Tupelo, Mississippi formed by two brothers, Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi. In 2013, they signed a record deal with Mike Will Made-It's EarDrummers imprint. In January 2015, the duo released their debut album SremmLife that would sell over 1,000,000 copies in the United States, certifying it platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). In August 2016, the duo released their sophomore album, SremmLife 2. During that same year, the duo also created their own record label, called SremmLife Crew Records.
The duo are best known for their single "Black Beatles" from Sremmlife 2. The single "Black Beatles" peaked at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100, while also charting internationally in the top ten in many countries. The duo also released those other platinum-selling singles such as "No Type", "No Flex Zone" and "Throw Sum Mo" from their first album.