Big Tuck

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Big Tuck
Birth name Cedric Tuck[citation needed]
Origin Dallas, Texas[citation needed]
Genres Southern Rap
Occupation(s) Rapper
Labels Universal Records
Associated acts Dirty South Rydaz

Cedric Lee Juan Tuck, known mostly by his stage name Big Tuck, is an African-American rapper born in Dallas, Texas He is a member of the Dallas rap group Dirty South Rydaz.


Tuck was born on March 29, 1979. He grew up in Queen City, in South Dallas, where he attended Lincoln High School, and studied music at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

After dropping out of college, Tuck returned to South Dallas and begin performing rap music.[1] He joined a seven piece band Dirty South Rydaz and recorded a successful independent solo album, Purple Hulk, in 2004 that led to Big Tuck and Dirty South Rydaz being signed by Universal in November 2005.[1][2][3] In 2006, he released the album, Tha Absolute Truth, which featured Erykah Badu, Chamillionaire and Paul Wall.[1][4]



Mixtape name Original Release Date
DJ Smallz Presents Big Tuck: "Polar Bear" August 25, 2001
Purple Hulk September 1, 2004
Tha Absolute Truth December 12, 2006
Straight Outta Texas Vol. 1 March 14, 2006


Title Featuring Guest(s) Album
Tussle Tum Tum & Slim Thug
Tussle (Remix) Tum Tum & Quarter Qui
Not A Stain On Me Fat Bastard


  1. ^ a b c Christensen, Thor (8 December 2006). "No bed of roses". The Dallas Morning News. Retrieved 30 January 2010. 
  2. ^ Christensen, Thor (1 January 2006). "Under the radar". The Dallas Morning News. Retrieved 30 January 2010.  (Payment required.)
  3. ^ Christensen, Thor (1 November 2005). "DSR signs contract with Universal Records". Dallas Morning News. Retrieved 4 February 2010.  (Payment required.)
  4. ^ Harrison, Crayton (12 December 2006). "Dallas artist cashes in on big-label debut". Dallas Morning News. Retrieved 4 February 2010.  (Payment required.)