Big Freeze
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Big Freeze in 1995

Birth name

Layson D. Kennard


(1973-11-06)November 6, 1973


Los Angeles, California, U.S.


December 25, 1999(1999-12-25) (aged 26)


Hip hop, gangsta rap



Years active


Associated acts

Bloods & Crips, Nationwide Rip Ridaz, Young Soldierz

Layson D. Kennard (November 6, 1973 - December 25, 1999), better known by his stage name Big Freeze, was an American rapper from the Watts district of Los Angeles, California. He was a member of the hip hop groups Nationwide Rip Ridaz and Bloods & Crips. Big Freeze was a member of the Watts Franklin Square Crips street gang.

Big Freeze debuted on the self-titled debut album by Young Soldierz in 1994. Later that year, he appeared on the Bloods & Crips album Bangin' on Wax 2... The Saga Continues. When the Bloods & Crips disbanded, Big Freeze became a member of the Nationwide Rip Ridaz and appeared on the two Nationwide Rip Ridaz albums: Nationwide Rip Ridaz and Betrayed (Can't Trust Nobody)

Big Freeze died during a gang related shooting.

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