Big Pokey is a rap artist from Houston, Texas and is one of the original members of the Screwed Up Click – an American hip hop collective based out of Houston, Texas.
He was born December 4, 1977. Big Pokey attended Blinn Junior College in Brenham, Texas.
In the early 1990s, he joined up with DJ Screw. In early 1999, “Hardest Pit in the Litter,” his first full-length album appeared.
In 2000, he returned with “D-Game” 2000, another album of mid-tempo 808-driven beats that feature a few of his Houston peers as guests.
Moreover, in 2001, he appeared in the film “Soldiers United for Cash” (a documentary that details the origins of “Screwston Texas” and Southern Pioneer Dj Screw).
In 2005, Big Pokey was featured in a song that was #93 on US Top 100 with Paul Wall (an American rapper from Houston, Texas who has spent much of his career affiliated with Swishahouse Records) called Sittin’ Sidewayz.
Some of his top songs are:
- Grit Grind;
- One Night Stand;
- It’s Like That;
- I’m a Gangsta;
- I Mean I’m;
- 9 Times Outta of 10;
- Mobb N****Z;
- Ghetto Star;
- Boss Hogg on Candy;
- Let dem Boys Know;
- U Can Hate.
His studio albums are:
- 2008: Evacuation Notice;
- 2007: The Best Of: Pt. 1 & Pt. 2;
- 2007: On Another Note;
- 2006: The Best of Big Pokey II: 8ighted & Chopped;
- 2002: Da Sky’s Da Limit;
- 2001: D-Game 2000: Chopped and Screwed;
- 2000: D-Game 2000;
- 1999: Hardest Pit in the Litter.
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He was featured on DJ Screw’s mixtape “June 27th Freestyle” that became a landmark album in chopped and screwed hip hop.
Big Pokey has been featured on songs with:
- Chamillionaire (an American entrepreneur, rapper, and investor from Houston, Texas);
- Lil’ Keke;
- Big Hawk;
- Lil’ Flip;
- Big Moe (an American rapper from Houston, Texas who died on October 14, 2007).
At one point, he tried out for the NFL (The National Football League) since he had been a very successful football player in college and high school.
He is a Sagittarius. People in this Zodiac sign are adventurous, sociable, and friendly and are usually determined to live life to the fullest. Knowledge is also very important to a Sagittarius man as it drives his attitude to life. Best Sagittarius traits and characteristics are:
- Rarely possessive or jealous;
- Performs well under pressure;
- Unemotional (not moody or sensitive);
Big Pokey was born in the Year of the Snake. ”Snakes” are materialistic and love keeping up with the Joneses. They also love to possess the best of everything. However, they have no patience for shopping.
Individuals born in a year of the Snake are supposed to be the most intuitive. Additionally, Snakes are always making new plans and follow them without relying on others’ input.
He is part of the Xennial Generation. Xennial is a term being used to describe people born between 1977 and 1983. According to TR Ashworth Associate Professor of Sociology at The University of Melbourne, Dan Woodman, they are a mix between the so-called pessimistic Gen X and optimistic Millennials.
Xennials act as a memory bank, recalling what it was like before smartphones and tablets ruled the world, nevertheless, they are comfortably adapting to new methods of communications.
He has 1 daughter. She is 14 years old.