An established rapper from Memphis, Tennessee, Big Scarr unexpectedly passed away at the age of 22 on Thursday, December 22nd, 2022. Gucci Mane revealed his passing and penned a heartfelt Instagram post. Big Scarr was supposed to join Key Glock on tour as part of Gucci Mane’s “Glockoma Tour 2023” after signing a record deal with the rapper’s record company.
Keep reading to know more about the rapper, Big Scarr, including who he was, what happened to him, how he died, what was the cause of his death, tributes for Big Scarr, and much more!
Who Was Big Scarr?
In Memphis, Tennessee, Big Scarr, was born on April 7, 2000. He works for 1017 Records, owned by Gucci Mane, and was most known for his collaboration with Tay Keith, Foogiano, and Pooh Shiesty on the song “SoIcyBoyz.” Scarr was one of nine kids who grew up in South Memphis’ Magnolia neighborhood. Up to the age of thirteen, he stayed with his grandparents. After his mother passed away from lung cancer, he moved in with his father.
When Woods was 16 years old, he was involved in a car accident and was thrown through a friend’s windscreen. He made his debut on July 2020 with a song titled, ‘So Icy Summer’. He was supposed to appear between March and April 2023 as part of the Key Glock Glockoma tour, according to his most recent Instagram post. Scarr also mentioned that tickets were already available in his statement.
Career Highlights of Big Scar
In 2021’s Big Grim Reaper, Big Scarr rolled out his debut mixtape, which also features Gucci, Fogiano, Pooh Shiesty, and producer Tay Keith. The album peaked at number one on Rolling Stone’s Breakthrough 25 Chart and number 25 on Billboard’s Hot 200 album chart. The song sold out 22,000 copies in the first week of its release.
The Recording Industry Association of America awarded Big Scarr his first Gold certification for his project. This month, Big Scarr made the announcement that the Glockoma Tour with Key Glock, his first national tour, would begin on March 5, 2023. But it appears that the rapper’s fate was different. We thus send his family and friends our sincere condolences. May he rest in peace, his soul.
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What Happened to Big Scarr In 2020?
The rapper was shot in the hip that same year he debuted (2020), and the bullet fired by someone then traveled to his chest, according to his official website. The rap artist said:
“I was moving, so the bullet kept moving too.” “In order to rescue me, the doctors had to divide me in half. They had to remove my appendix since my internal organs were damaged, allowing me to once again walk. However, I recovered and bounced back far more quickly than I anticipated.”
How Did Big Scarr Die? Cause of Death
Alexander Woods, professionally known as, Big Scarr, passed away on December 22nd, 2022. The rapper’s local neighbors remained silent about the details, but his rapper friends posted a social media confirmation of the tragic news.
As of now, the exact cause of his death remains unknown. However, unauthenticated rumors claim that the Memphis rapper Big Scarr has died from an apparent drug overdose. He allegedly overdosed in front of his girlfriend after taking fake Percs.
Gucci Mane confirmed his passing, saying “This hurt, and I’m going to miss you”
Tributes Emerged for Big Scarr
Hip-hop artists and fans were shocked to learn of Big Scarr’s passing, and they posted their condolences on various social media accounts.
Genius:“sad news in the hip hop community this evening with reports of the passing of BigScarr, a Memphis rapper signed to Gucci mane’s 1017 label, our prayers go out to his family and friends.”
Tony M. Centeno:“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.”
Rapoutlet:“Big scarr will forever be legendary for adding the chain clinking sound to his songs.”
Nkululeko Ndlabi: “My Deepest condolences to the fam and close friends May He Rest In Eternal Peace forever and ever he will be forever missed and remembered”.
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