|Big Mello Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||August 7, 1968|
|Date of Death||June 15, 2002|
Big Mello was an American rapper from Houston, Texas whose discography consists of albums like The Gift, Wegonefunkwichamind, Done Deal, Bone Hard Zaggin’, and Southside Story.
Curtis Donnell Davis
Big Mello, Mello, Curtis Davis
He was born on August 7, 1968.
On June 15, 2002, Big Mello died at the age of 33 after he lost control of his vehicle and hit a pillar in the 4500 block of South Loop West (South Interstate Highway 610) in Houston, Texas, United States.
Houston, Texas, United States
He resided in Missouri City, Texas, United States.
Big Mello enrolled at the Texas Southern University in the 1980s and studied Music and Broadcasting.
Rap-a-Lot Records / KMJ Records
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Note – Big Mello was married at the time of his death.
Race / Ethnicity
Sported a goatee
Big Mello Facts
- On September 4, 1992, Big Mello released his debut studio album Bone Hard Zaggin through Rap-A-Lot Records and it peaked at #96 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart. The album includes songs like Don’t Let the Name Fool You, Symptoms of a Crook, Love Don’t Love Nobody, Living for the Weekend, Afer Dark in the Clarke, Conversation Rules the Nation (ft. Lez Moné), and Playin’ the Game.
- His 2nd studio album Wegonefunkwichamind was released on April 25, 1994, and it peaked at #37 on the US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard) chart and at #44 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart.
- Big Mello released his 3rd studio album Southside Story on August 13, 1996, and it became his last album before he went on hiatus until 2002 and then died in an accident the same year.
- On July 29, 2002, his 4th studio album and 1st posthumous album The Gift was released via KMJ Records and it is regarded as one of Big Mello’s greatest achievements. Its tracklist includes songs like What Goes Around, Crazy Game, Knock, Party on the Dance Floor, Miss My Niggas, and Bump Too Much (ft. Trae tha Truth and Tony Montana).
- Shea Serrano of the Houston Press stated that Big Mello was famous for “repping Hiram Clarke in the 90s[…]”
- Big Mello’s 5th and final studio album Done Deal was released in 2003 by Woss Ness Entertainment and it includes the tracks – Texas Boys (ft. South Park Mexican and C-Note), Hey You, Set the World on Fire (ft. Harvee Luv and Vikta Black), Game on Hush (ft. Vikta Black), Sometimes, True Block Bleeders, We Know What Girls Like (ft. Harvee Luv), and Cold Cold World.
- He was a member of the collective named the Screwed Up Click and some of its other members have been DJ Screw, Big Hawk, Big Pokey, Big Moe, Fat Pat, Lil’ Flip, Lil’ Keke, Lil’ O, Trae tha Truth, and Z-Ro.
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