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Curtis Donnell Davis (August 7, 1968 – June 15, 2002),[1] better known by his stage name Big Mello, was an American rapper from Houston, Texas. He debuted as Big Mello in 1992 with the album "Bone Hard Zaggin'" on the Rap-A-Lot Records label.

Big Mello
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Background information
Birth name Curtis Donnell Davis
Also known as Big Mello, Mello, Curtis Davis
Born August 7, 1968 (1968-08-07)
Origin Houston, Texas
Died June 15, 2002(2002-06-15) (aged 33)
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active 1991–2002
Labels Rap-a-Lot Records / KMJ Records
Associated acts Screwed Up Click

Shea Serrano of the Houston Press said that Big Mello was famous for "repping Hiram Clarke in the 90's[...]"[2]

On June 15, 2002 Davis along with a passenger died after Davis lost control of his vehicle and hit a pillar in the 4500 block of South Loop West (South Interstate Highway 610).[3]


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  1. ^ Jeffries, David (2008). "Big Mello Biography". allmusic. Retrieved 2010-01-17.
  2. ^ Serrano, Shea. "Y'all Musta Forgot: Big Mello's Bone Hard Zaggin'." Houston Press. Thursday April 1, 2010. Retrieved on October 26, 2011.
  3. ^ Houston rapper Big Mello killed in car accident