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Milton Powell (born December 4, 1977), better known by his stage name Big Pokey, is an American rapper from Houston, Texas. Pokey is associated with chopped and screwed music, and is one of the original members of the Screwed Up Click.[1][2]

Contents

1 Rap career 2 Film appearance 3 Discography

3.1 Studio albums 3.2 Mixtapes

4 References 5 See also

Rap career[edit] Big Pokey began rapping with Houston
Houston
producer DJ Screw
DJ Screw
in the early 1990s releasing songs on many of DJ Screw's mixtapes. Big Pokey was featured on DJ Screw's mixtape "June 27th Freestyle" which became a landmark album in chopped and screwed hip hop.[3][4][5] His first full-length album appeared in early 1999, Hardest Pit in the Litter.[6] The following year, Pokey returned with D-Game 2000, another album of mid-tempo 808-driven beats featuring several of his Houston
Houston
peers as guests. In 2001, he collaborated with the Wreckshop Wolfpack for Tha Collabo and then returned in 2002 with another solo album, Da Sky's Da Limit. In 2004, a clip of Pokey's song "Who Dat Talkin Down" was featured in the pilot episode of HBO's Entourage.[7] In 2005 Pokey was featured on Paul Wall's track "Sittin' Sidewayz" which peaked at #93 on US Billboard Hot 100.[8] Film appearance[edit] In 2001, Pokey appeared in the film "Soldiers United for Cash."[9] Discography[edit] Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions and information

Year Title Peak chart positions

Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[10] Independent Albums[11] Heatseekers Albums[12]

1999 Hardest Pit in the Litter

Label: Chevis Entertainment

72 — 47

2000 'D-Game 2000

Label: Chevis Entertainment

71 31 38

2001 ' Tha Collabo (with The Wreckshop Wolfpack)

Label: Wreckshop Records

74 21 31

2002 'Da Sky's Da Limit

Label: Wreckshop Records

47 46 46

2008 'Evacuation Notice

Label: Koch Records

75 — —

Mixtapes[edit]

2001: Chopped & Screwed 2003: Mob 4 Life (with Chris Ward) 2004: A Bad Azz Mix Tape Vol. 3 2004: The Best Of Big Pokey II (8ighted & Chopped) 2005: Since The Grey Tapes Vol. 3 (with Lil' Keke) 2007: On Another Note 2008: Keep On Stackin, Vol. 3: Smoked Out... Beatin!!! (with Lil C) 2008: Screwed Up Gorillaz (with E.S.G.) 2010: Warning Shot

References[edit]

^ Birchmeier, Jason. " Big Pokey Biography & History AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved March 21, 2018.  ^ Lac, J. Freedom du; Shin, Annys (September 15, 2012). "A $23 million mansion heads to foreclosure as an entrepreneur's fortune vanishes". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved March 21, 2018.  ^ Young, Matt (June 27, 2016). "Why June 27 should be a Houston holiday for hip hop fans". Houston
Houston
Chronicle. Retrieved March 21, 2018.  ^ Smith, Nathan (2014-06-27). "Meet Big DeMo, the Screwed Up Click's Mysterious "Mr. June 27"". Houston
Houston
Press. Retrieved 2017-10-13.  ^ " Z-Ro
Z-Ro
- June 27th Lyrics MetroLyrics". MetroLyrics. Retrieved March 21, 2018.  ^ Serrano, Shea (2010-04-08). "Y'all Musta Forgot: Big Pokey's Hardest Pit In The Litter". Houston
Houston
Press. Retrieved 2017-10-13.  ^ "Music from Entourage S1E01". Tunefind. Retrieved 2017-10-13.  ^ " Paul Wall
Paul Wall
Chart History". Hot 100. Retrieved March 21, 2018.  ^ "Milton Powell". IMDb. Retrieved 2017-10-13.  ^ " Big Pokey Chart History". Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Retrieved March 21, 2018.  ^ " Big Pokey Chart History". Independent Albums. Retrieved March 21, 2018.  ^ " Big Pokey Chart History". Heatseekers Albums. Retrieved March 21, 2018. 

See also[edit]

Houston
Houston
hip hop

v t e

Screwed Up Click

Groups

ABN Botany Boyz

Members

Big Hawk Big Mello Big Moe Big Pokey C-Note DJ Screw E.S.G. Fat Pat Lil Flip Lil' Keke Lil' O Trae tha Truth Z-Ro

See also

Chopped and screwed Lil' Flip discography Trae tha Truth
Trae tha Truth
discography Z-Ro
Z-Ro
discography

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 41597316 LCCN: no2006078181 MusicBrainz: f3e28e17-a2e1-4d73-9d9e-323bbc4baa33

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