Sad news to report.. Houston rapper Big T has passed away at the age of 52 the Houston Chronicle reports. Sources say he suffered a heart attack. Big T, whose name was Terence Prejean, died on Monday at a hospital in Houston. That’s according to Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences spokeswoman Tricia Bentley.
Big T famously contributed to Lil Troy’s late 1990s hit “Wanna Be A Baller”.
Fellow Houston rapper, Lil’ Flip took to social media to offer condolences:
WHAT A DAY😳😢😢😢MY BIG BRO @bigtee.tp95 AKA #BIGT #THEMILLIONDOLLARHOOKMAN JUST PASSED AWAY🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🎼🎶🍀🚀 DIS SHIT CRAZY MAN… DIS DA 3RD PERSON I LOST WITHIN THE LAST 7 DAYS🙏🏽🙏🏽🍀MAN BIG T ALWAYS CAME THRU 4 ME AND SUNG HOOKS 4 ME!! MAN WE WAS ABOUT TO START ON OUR #LILFLIPANDBIGT ALBUM🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🤘🏾🚀 MAN IM GO MISS U BRO. ME U AND @bigshasta713 WAS ABOUT 2 DO ANOTHER #3HEADEDMONSTER MIXTAPE…. I APPRECIATE U SINGING ON 8 SONGS ON MY #kinglife👑💎 ALBUM AND SINGING 🎤 ON ALL MY OTHER ALBUMS AS WELL…. WE GO MISS U BRO…. GLAD WE GOT 2 PERFORM #INTHEHOUSE 2GETHER FOR DA LAST TIME IN #BEAUMONT & IN #WACO 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽💯🚀🚀🚀🎼🎶😢😢😢MAN IM NOT GO BE ABLE TO SLEEP 4 A FEW DAYS!!! #RIPBIGT🙏🏽 MR #WANNABEABALLER
‘Wanna Be A Baller” was featured on Lil Troy’s debut album Sittin’ Fat Down South. The song included Fat Pat, Yungstar, Lil’ Will, H.A.W.K. and Big T. Troy didn’t contribute any vocals to the song although it was featured on his album. Now the only SURVIVING person from the original song is Yungstar who took to IG to offer his CONDOLENCES:
May he REST IN PEACE…