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B.I.G. Fella (Walkin SIM Card) / Bio

Coming from a city where there's a blend of power,history,& elegance, B.I.G. Fella (Brave Intentions Gonna For Ever Live Life Always) is the new up & coming talent out of the District. In the span of 9 years, B.I.G. Fella has solidified himself as a thriving Rap Artist. Born in Southeast,Washington D.C. and later moved to Northern Virginia, B.I.G. Fella’s upbringing is far from the average cliché’. He was fortunate enough to be raised by both parents who wanted the best for him. Surrounded by positive role models, education and sports was a priority. After he lost his passion for Football, a growing desire for music emerged. At the beginning, rapping with childhood friends was just for fun. Attempting to fill the void of not playing football, music was the only thing that clutched his attention. Although music captivated him, B.I.G. Fella didn’t take music seriously until he met other local D.C. rappers. He began to network more in the D.C. music scene. He grew closer to a select few of rappers and they formed a rap group named the Metro Cartel. Initially, the group had about 9 members. Individual agendas ultimately created a disconnection within the group. A few members left and the group currently consists of four of the most dedicated rappers in the business. Committed to succeeding, the remaining members are constantly working on various projects as a group and individually.
Overcoming adversity due to a serious car accident, B.I.G. Fella had an epiphany about life. He decided to pray more and take his god given talents more serious. He invested into himself by buying studio equipment and he began to teach himself how to compose music without writing lyrics down and learned audio engineering. Creating a buzz on the mixtape scene, B.I.G. Fella’s popularity grew. Since, he has adopted the name "Walkin Sim Card",he received an overwhelming response from rappers from the east coast to down south, for features. Having his own studio allowed him to knock out features left and right at a rapid pace. He has worked with artist from New York to North Carolina. In June 2011, he dropped his first official mixtape "Instrumental Graveyard" hosted by DJ Gus from Buffalo, NY. The project received a lot of notoriety over the internet. In Sept. 2011, he dropped his first EP, "The Patron Theory". The project itself received good feedback. In Nov. 2011, he won the 4th & Goal Records Open Mic Takeover Competition. In Feb. 2012, he collaborated with another local rapper and childhood friend, Young Ridge on the "Up For Grabs" Mixtape. In May 2012, B.I.G. Fella won the DMV Rising Stars Press case II Event. He also won a slot to be on the Coast 2 Coast Mixtape hosted by the Bay Area legend, Too Short. He has participated in the Coast 2 Coast DMV Industry Mixer. Prominent in the DMV music industry, B.I.G. Fella has been featured on a host of internet radio shows like, Wide Open Radio, DMV Talks Radio and the Eddie Kayne Show.

General Info

Band Members
B.I.G. Fella
Artist Name
B.I.G. Fella (Walkin SIM Card)
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/walkinsimcard
Active Since
11/03
Genres
Rap / Hip Hop / Underground

Contact Info

Location
Washington, DC

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