After a 10 year hiatus from releasing new music, Screwed Up Click’s, Big Pokey, has released his new project “Sensei” featuring DJ XO, Devin The Dude, Chucky Trill, Lil KeKe, Lil O and more. In celebration of the highly anticipated album, Bar 5015 hosted a packed out album listening party which, featured custom Henna tattoos and fortune cookies that kept the crowd coming back for more.
When you think of legendary freestylers in Houston, it is without a doubt that one will name Big Pokey in their top 10. Milton Powell, better known by his stage name Big Pokey is a native of Houston, Texas. The original Screwed Up Click member was born and raised in the Yellowstone area of Houston.
In the early 90’s Big Pokey began releasing freestyles on many of Dj Screw’s mixtapes. He is most known for his appearance on June 27th Freestyle which is one of the most known screw tapes worldwide. In the late 90’s, Big Pokey released his first full-length album entitled “Hardest Pit in the Litter”. This proclaimed “classic” was released by Universal Records. Early 2000’s, Big Pokey released D-Game 2000, which was well-received by fans from all over the world. As his career progressed, he collaborated with Wreckshop Records and released a collaborated album followed by the solo album titled “Da Sky’s Da Limit” in 2002. In 2008, Pokey dropped “Evacuation Notice” which was released by Koch Records.
The city of Houston came and showed out for the Houston Legend. Special guests, Lil Ke-Ke, Former Football Player-Vince Young, Killa Kyleon, and Lil O all stopped by to celebrate their fellow comrade’s accomplishments and to get a feel on way the world should call him “Sensei!”