It was with shock and sadness that the music world received news of the untimely death of 22 year-old rapper Big Scarr. Big Scarr was best known for his track “SoIcyBoyz” which featured fellow rappers Pooh Shiesty, Foogiano, and Tay Keith. Signed to Gucci Mane’s record label 1017 Records, Big Scarr was on the rise. Keep reading more to know about this article
Who was Big Scarr?
Before signing with Gucci Mane’s label in 2020, Big Scarr had been making waves in Memphis’ underground rap scene since 2017 when he dropped his first single “Grim”. His debut mixtape Big Grim Reaper followed in 2021 and showed off his lyrical prowess and talent for songwriting. It featured guest appearances from Pooh Shiesty, Foogiano, Tay Keith, NoCap and Moneybagg Yo as well as production from 808 Mafia and Young Kio amongst others.
The success of Big Grim Reaper earned him a spot on XXL Magazine’s Freshman Class list alongside other up-and-coming rappers like Lil Durk, Rod Wave and NLE Choppa just this month. Big Scarr was also featured on Gucci Mane’s album Woptober II as well as other projects such as Trap Holiday 2 by Foogiano and Pooh Shiesty’s Shiesty Season mixtape. He had recently collaborated with DJ Paul for a song titled “Big Lats” which is set to be released later this year.
How did Big Scarr die? What was the cause of death?
Unfortunately, we will never know what else this talented rapper had in store for us because he died unexpectedly on Thursday, December 22nd, 2022, at the age of 22. The exact cause of death has not yet been disclosed, but it is possible that it was a drug overdose.
Big Scarr Obituary
Big Scarr was an up-and-coming rapper who had been making a name for himself in the rap industry. He performed all across the country, embodying an artistic prowess that earned him quite the fanbase. Unfortunately, Big Scarr leaving behind sadness around the music world. His ability to write touching lyrics combined with high energy beats will echo throughout our hearts and memories forever. Big Scarr may have left us far earlier than anyone could have anticipated, but his legacy will be immortalized in music history.
Tributes Pour to Big Scarr death
Resulting in an outpouring of grief from fans and fellow rappers alike. Among those closest to him, none voiced their sorrow more openly than long time friend and manager,
Gucci Mane. In an emotional Instagram post he wrote: “This hurt 😢 I’m a miss you @bigscarr 💔”. The collective grief on social media speaks volumes about the impact Big Scarr had made during his lifetime – an artist whose music will no doubt continue to inspire people for many years to come.
Memphis rapper Big Scarr has passed away. He was 22 years old. RIP 🙏🕊️
Don FlyGod Jr 🔥☀️🙏🏾
The hardest rapper period 🔥 RIP… so young
Tony M. Centeno@_tonyMC
Big Scarr has reportedly passed away. He just wrapped up a major year & was preparing to tour with Key Glock and perform at Rolling Loud LA next year. The worst part is that he died right before the holidays.
My condolences go out to his family, Gucci Mane & 1017. RIP Big Scarr
The hip hop community mourns the loss of one its brightest stars gone too soon – Big Scarr – who had only begun to show us what he truly capable of before his untimely passing on Thursday 22nd. His work will live on through his music which showcased both his lyrical skills and songwriting prowess – a testament to what could have been an amazing career in music if tragedy hadn’t taken him away from us so soon. Rest In Peace Alexander Woods aka Big Scarr (April 7th 2000 – December 22nd 2022). You will be missed by many yet remembered forever through your music.