Lil' Keke

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Lil' Keke
Birth name Marcus Lakee Edwards
Born (1976-03-29) March 29, 1976 (age 38)[1]
Origin Houston, Texas, U.S.
Genres Southern hip hop, Screwed & Chopped, Dirty South
Occupations Rapper
Years active 1993–present
Labels Swishahouse, Warner Music Group, TF Records, Universal Motown,
Screwed Up Records
Associated acts Screwed Up Click, Fat Pat, DJ Screw, Herschelwood Hardheadz, Big Hawk, Z-Ro, Lil' Flip, UGK, Paul Wall, Slim Thug, Chamillionaire, Al Kapone, Big Pokey,Krazy UGK

Marcus Lakee Edwards (born March 29, 1976),[1] better known by his stage name Lil' Keke, is an American hip hop recording artist from Houston, Texas and original member of the Southern hip hop collective Screwed Up Click.[2]

Biography[edit]

Music career[edit]

Lil Keke gained national underground love with his track "Southside" from his 1997 release "Don't Mess Wit Texas". In 2005, Lil' Keke signed to Swishahouse Records. In an interview with HitQuarters at the time, label president and A&R T. Farris said, "He is a legend here in Houston. He plays a big role in the whole style of rap that we make down here."[3] Lil' Keke started out working alongside DJ Screw doing mixtapes.

Discography[edit]

Mixtapes[edit]

  • 2006: Minor Setback for a Major Comeback (Hosted by DJ Drama)
  • 2006: The Album B4 the Album
  • 2007: Greatest Verses (Hosted by DJ LL)
  • 2007: Drank Epidemic 10 & 10.2 (Hosted by DJ Storm)
  • 2007: The Cost Of Living (with Yung Redd)
  • 2008: Only The Strong Survive (Hosted by DJ Bigga Rankin)
  • 2008: Seven-1-3 Hustlaz, Vol. 1: The Movement
  • 2008: South Side Still Holding (Hosted by DJ Mac Boo)
  • 2009: Seven-1-3 Vol.2 Small Thangs 2 A Giant
  • 2009: Universal Ghetto Pass (The Mixtape)
  • 2010: Addicted 2 Fame
  • 2010: Seven-1-3 Vol.4
  • 2010: The Trilogy
  • 2011: Peepin In My Window 2K11
  • 2011: C.O.D. (Cash On Delivery) Seven-1-3 Vol. 5
  • 2011: Fish Grease
  • 2012: Album Before The Album 2
  • 2012: Da Leak

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Texas Births 1926–1995". "Family Tree Legends". 
  2. ^ Birchmeier, Jason. "Biography: Lil' Keke". Allmusic. Retrieved 4 June 2010. 
  3. ^ "Interview With T Farris". HitQuarters. December 5, 2005. Retrieved Jun 21, 2010. 
  4. ^ http://www.amazon.com/Heart-of-a-Hustla-Explicit/dp/B009P10YTC

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