Gerald Johnson, more famously known as Slink Johnson, is the voice actor of Lamar Davis in GTA V. He has voiced Lamar in four different versions of Grand Theft Auto (GTA) games. In 2013, he voiced Lamar in Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online. In 2015, Johnson voiced Lamar in GTA Online: Lowriders and in 2021 in GTA Online: The Contract.
Lamar is a central character in the GTA series. In GTA V, the character was second in importance to protagonist Franklin Clinton and in GTA Online, he was the main character.
GTA 5 is so old that this girl is still using an iPhone 4 … we’re on iPhone 14 now and still no gta 6 😭 pic.twitter.com/I4GH7luei8
— 𝗕𝗿𝗲𝗲𝘇𝘆’😵💫 (@OvOBrezzzy) May 18, 2023
On the other hand, GTA V was released in 2013 and now over a decade later GTA 6 is rumored to be released in 2024.
According to the GTA fandom, Lamar lives in Chamberlain Hills and he is the best friend of Clinton. Rockstar Games, the creators of GTA, have described Lamar as “crazy.” He went to the same high school as Clinton and later both joined the world of crime.
As of now, Johnson, Lamar’s voice, is set to feature in the movie ‘White Men Can’t Jump’. His last movie appearance was in Space Jam: A New Legacy. The movie featured NBA star, LeBron James.
Johnson is quite active on Instagram. He has over 84,000 followers on TikTok but his last post was in November 2022. It was a promotion of his Instagram account.
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Johnson has almost 300,000 followers on Instagram. He posts regularly on his Instagram account. His latest post is a reel promoting his latest movie, ‘White Men Can’t Jump’. The movie involves Jack Harlow, Sinqua Walls, and Lance Reddick, among others.
Slink Johnson re-enacted a viral GTA V scene in real life
Slink Johnson is a prevalent name in the acting industry. He has featured in a number of movies and TV shows. He is also a stand-up comedian. Johnson is most famously known for his role as Black Jesus in the show named Black Jesus. Several pastors had called for the removal of the show from the air which led to it being called off.
Around late 2020, a scene from GTA V saw a resurgence. That scene was the famed ending cutscene of the Grand Theft Auto V mission “Franklin and Lamar.” In that scene, Lamar roasts Franklin for his “yee-yee a*s” haircut.
After fans posted their version, in 2021, Johnson played the role of Lamar, and Shawn Fonteno, the voice actor of Franklin Clinton, played the role of Clinton in a live-action re-enactment. The video had gone viral and was loved by fans.