Hidden Gems: DMV's OG Grandfather Big Flock Needs "No Introduction"
Charles Bowman Bey also known as Big Flock is the heart, mind, body and soul of Maryland and especially when you think of rap music. Big Flock was Born October 1,1992 in Camp Springs, MD. Big Flock started rapping at 11 years of age by using a tape recorder to record his first few songs. At the age of 18, Big Flock started to take music seriously. One of his friends had just purchased a mic and laptop to begin his new journey in music.
A few years later, he has made strides in becoming a top notch artist in the Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia metropolitan (DMV) area. Big Flock latest project is entitled “The Great Depression” and released on October 29th, 2016. He has been working on this project since the beginning of April, 2016. When it was released, it garnered critical acclaim from major outlets such as Karen Civil and the source. Currently it has garnered nearly 5 million streams. During the album run, Flock was imprisoned. Due to his recent incarceration, Flock wasn’t even aware that his music was starting to grow but him not being able to make more music motivated him now that he is no longer in jail.
Flock ignited the DMV with his energetic yet unique style of lyricism a few short years ago yet was interrupted and incarcerated, leaving his fans, celebrity friends, and music execs in dire anticipation of his comeback. Since his release in early November, he has been working diligently on his craft. Check out his his first single and music video in years, "NO INTRODUCTION (First Day Out)", available on all streaming platforms here.