Big Pokey derived his stage name from his childhood nickname, which was given to him due to his larger size. 

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Big Pokey is closely associated with the legendary Houston rap collective known as the Screwed Up Click, which was founded by DJ Screw. 

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Big Pokey released his debut studio album, "Hardest Pit in the Litter," in 1999, which garnered significant attention within the Houston hip-hop scene

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Despite not achieving mainstream fame, Big Pokey has maintained a steady career and released several albums throughout the 2000s and 2010s. 

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Big Pokey's rapping style is characterized by his slow, deliberate flow and deep, resonant voice, which has had an impact on the Houston rap scene. 

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:While predominantly known for his gangsta rap style, Big Pokey has also experimented with different musical genres, including R&B and soul. 

In addition to his music career, Big Pokey has ventured into acting, making appearances in independent films such as "State Property 2" and "The Dirty Third 2: Home Sweet Home." 

Big Pokey has pursued various entrepreneurial ventures over the years, including launching his own record label, Chevis Entertainment