Sad news from the music scene: Big Pokey died at the age of 45 after collapsing on stage. A representative of Big Pokey confirmed the information to the media. “It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing of our beloved Milton ‘Big Pokey’ Powell,” - the representative said.
In the music industry, Big Pokey left a big mark and will be remembered as one of the best rappers of all time. During the next few days, we will be able to find out more information about this. As the family is going through a difficult time at this time, the family asks for privacy.
“He was well-loved by his family, his friends, and his loyal fans. In the coming days, we will release information about his celebration of life and how the public can pay their respects. We ask that you respect his family and their privacy during this difficult time.
Big Pokey will forever be ‘The Hardest Pit in the Litter.’”
Message of condolences
In light of the fact that Big Pokey had such an influential role on the music scene around the world, there are many messages of condolence being sent out.
The songs that he wrote will be remembered for a long time to come. He was a great man, with an open mind and a great sense of humor. It comes as a great shock to his friends after the sad news that he passed away. In a tweet, Houston Mayor Sylvester expressed his condolences to the family.
“The City of Houston and I extend our prayers and condolences to our own Screwed Up Click legendary rapper #BigPokey family and friends,” Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner wrote on Twitter. “Though many called him ‘low key,’ his presence was larger than life in helping to catapult our hip hop scene nationally. We are grateful”.