Rapper Big Pokey is gone: the American died on stage after collapsing at the age of 45
Sylvie Claire / June 21, 2023
Rapper Big Pokey lost his life on Saturday night while performing at a bar in Texas.
It's terrible news for the rap world on Monday. Rapper Big Pokey died on stage on Saturday night. The 45-year-old American was performing in a Texas bar when he collapsed. He later died in hospital. A video of the incident is circulating on social networks, but we've decided not to share it.
It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing of our beloved Milton "Big Pokey" Powell. He passed away on June 18, 2023. He was loved by his family, friends and loyal fans. We will pass on in the coming days about the memorials and how the public can pay tribute to him," reads the artist's Instagram profile.