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

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]

Main article: Lil Keke discography

Albums[edit]

Other Albums[edit]

  • 2000: From Coast to Coast
  • 2011: Ridin' with da Top Off Vol.1: Best of Both Worlds
  • 2011: Testimony
  • 2012: The Round Table
  • 2014: The Round Table Vol.2: Still Hungry

Mixtapes[edit]

  • 2006: Minor Setback for the Major Comeback (A Gangsta Grillz Extra) (Mixed by DJ Drama)
  • 2006: The Album B4 the Album (3 Disc Set)
  • 2007: Lil`Keke's Greatest Verses (Mixed by DJ LL & Desdem DJ's)
  • 2007: The Cost of Living (with Yung Redd)
  • 2007: Southern Elite (with 50-50 Twin & J-Stew, Mixed by DJ Sedd)
  • 2008: Only the Strong Survive (Mixed by DJ Bigga Rankin)
  • 2008: Seven 13 Hustlaz Vol.1: Da Movement
  • 2008: South Side Still Holding (Mixed by DJ Mac Boo)
  • 2009: Seven 13 Vol.2: Small Thangs 2 a Giant
  • 2009: Universal Ghetto Pass - The Mixtape (Mixed by DJ Michael 5000 Watts)
  • 2010: Addicted 2 Fame
  • 2010: The Trilogy (Seven 13 Vol.3)
  • 2010: Seven 13 Vol.4
  • 2010: Texas Mafia (with Lil`Flip & Judge Dredd)
  • 2011: Peepin in my Window 2K11: All Freestyles
  • 2011: C.O.D. - Cash On Delivery (Seven 13 Vol.5)
  • 2011: Fish Grease Mixtape
  • 2012: Da Leak
  • 2012: A.B.A. II (Album Before the Album II)
  • 2013: 7.1.3D (Mixed by DJ Drop)
  • 2014: A.B.A. 3 (Album Before the Album 3) (Mixed by DJ Michael 5000 Watts)

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. 

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