Big Ed (2)
Knight was born in Richmond, California, and attended Eastern Washington University from 1992 to 1993 on a basketball scholarship, but dropped out to pursue a career in rap music in the Bay Area with Master P's West Coast Bad Boy Clique.
Big Ed was an original member of the rap group TRU, appearing on the group's first three albums, Who's Da Killer?, Understanding the Criminal Mind and True. Throughout the 90s, Ed had guest spots on many of No Limit's other releases such as Master P's 99 Ways to Die, Silkk the Shocker's debut The Shocker and Mia X's Unlady Like. His debut album, The Assassin, was released on September 1, 1998 and peaked at #16 on the Billboard 200 and #3 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.
In 2000, Big Ed left No Limit to start his own record label, Special Forces Records. He released his second album through this label, 2000's Special Forces, which featured contributions from his former No Limit labelmates.
Big Ed died of cancer in August 2001.
- 3 Vocals
- 13 Instruments & Performance
- 23 Writing & Arrangement
- 36 Featuring & Presenting
- 1 Technical
|Big Ed (2)||The Assassin (Album)||No Limit Records, Priority Records||Canada||1998||Sell This Version|
|Big Ed The Assassin*||Special Forces (Album)||Special Forces Records||US||2000||Sell This Version|
|SPE 0003||Big Ed The Assassin*||Edward Lee Knight 1971-2001 (CD, Album)||Special Forces Records||SPE 0003||US||2001||Sell This Version|
Singles & EPs
|Big Ed "The Assassin"* Featuring Silkk The Shocker And Mia X||Big Ed "The Assassin"* Featuring Silkk The Shocker And Mia X - Rodeo (Single)||No Limit Records, Priority Records||US||1998||Sell This Version|
|Special Forces Records Presents... Big Ed The Assassin*||Special Forces Records Presents... Big Ed The Assassin* - Battlefield||Special Forces Records||US||2000||Sell This Version|
|SPE 92101||Big Ed The Assassin*||Take It Off / Dirty, Dirty / Block Burners (12")||Special Forces Records||SPE 92101||US||2000||Sell This Version|