|Big Hawk Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||November 15, 1969|
|Date of Death||May 1, 2006|
Big Hawk was an American rapper who is known as a founding member of the hip-hop collective named Screwed Up Click. The group’s other members include DJ Screw, Big Mello, Big Moe, Big Pokey, the Botany Boyz, E.S.G., Fat Pat, Lil’ Flip, Lil’ Keke, Lil’ O, and Z-Ro. Moreover, Big Hawk’s discography consists of several albums and mixtapes such as Under H.A.W.K.’s Wings, Endangered Species, A Bad Azz Mix Tape Vol. II., HAWK, The Incredible Hawk Undaground Volume 1, Terrible Texas Dub K Six, The Incredible Hawk Undaground Volume 2, and Since the Gray Tapes, Vol. 4.
John Edward Hawkins
Big Hawk, H.A.W.K., Hawk, Five Star General of the Screwed Up Click
He was born on November 15, 1969.
On May 1, 2006, Big Hawk passed away at the age of 36 after he was shot dead in Houston, Texas, United States.
Houston, Texas, United States
- Siblings – Patrick Lamark Hawkins (stage name “Fat Pat”) (December 4, 1970 – February 3, 1998) (Younger Brother) (Rapper). Big Hawk also had 2 sisters.
Dead End, Ghetto Dreams
6 ft or 183 cm
100 kg or 220.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Big Hawk had dated –
- Meshah Henderson – After going out for a long time, Big Hawk and Meshah Henderson got married in April 2006 and they had 2 sons.
Race / Ethnicity
Big Hawk Facts
- In 1992, he started rapping after Fat Pat took him to DJ Screw’s house.
- On January 4, 2000, Big Hawk released his debut studio album titled Under Hawk’s Wings via Dead End and it includes songs like Haters Luv It (When You’re Down) (ft. Shonda Skyy), Roll Up a Blunt (ft. Big Moe, Big Pokey, Mike D, and Slikk Breeze), World Come 2 an End (ft. Godfather and Chris Ward), Do You Luv It (ft. D Gotti and Will-Lean), That’s Me (ft. Lil’ O, Mike D, and Chris Ward), I Can Make You Dance (ft. E.S.G., Lil’ Keke, DJ Screw, and C-Note), Heart of a Hustler (ft. Lil’ Keke, Fat Pat, Mike D, and Kay-K), What’s Happenin’ Out Here (ft. 3-2 and Big Steve), and Only Tyme Will Tale (ft. Dead End B.G.).
- The album Under Hawk’s Wings peaked at #30 on the US Independent Albums (Billboard) chart, at #33 on the US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard) chart, and at #68 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart.
- Big Hawk’s 2nd studio album titled Hawk was released on February 27, 2001, by Game Face and Ghetto Dreams and it peaked at #43 on the US Independent Albums (Billboard) chart and at #45 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart.
- 8 years before his murder, Big hawk’s younger brother Fat Pat was fatally shot by an unknown gunman at 10440 South Drive, Houston, Texas on February 3, 1998. Both cases have remained unsolved.
- Talking about Big Hawk in an interview with the Houston Chronicle, rapper Bun B once said, “There were no kinks in this man’s moral armor, because he was a rapper. There will be people who will take his death the wrong way, but he was a peaceful guy and a family man who had no beefs with anybody”.
- Big Hawk’s 3rd and final studio album Endangered Species was released posthumously on May 15, 2007, via Ghetto Dreams Entertainment and it features guest appearances from Big Pokey, Chamillionaire, Chris Ward, C-Note, Devin the Dude, E. Martin, Fat Pat, Jimmy D of 713, Lil’ Keke, Lil’ O, Mike D, Paul Wall, Scooby of Grit Boys, Slim Thug, Trae tha Truth, and Wayne “PZ” Perry. The album peaked at#24 on the US Top Rap Albums (Billboard) chart and at #54 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart.
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