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Transfiggaration

Transfiggaration

  • By Big Figga
  • Release 25/05/2004
  • Music Genre Rap/Hip Hop
  • Media Format CD
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Big FiGGa who is one of the artist from The Dream Team and also CEO of 3:16 Records is the man behind the album 'trans FiGGa ration' which is FiGGa's first solo joint. Big FiGGa whose real name is Michael King was born June 15, 1982. FiGGa has been involved in music for several years. Ever since J to Da OD mentored him and brought him under his wing as an enlisted soldier to Prodigal Soldiers Ministry. In the beginning of his rap career FiGGa whose rap name was Big Mike was a member of a gospel rap group Guidin Light Clic A.K.A. G.L.C. which was constructed of Big Mike, Lil Mike A.K.A. Top Kat, and Shine A.K.A. E-Dubb. Although the group never formally recorded any songs they did minister at many churches in North Louisiana. After about a year and a half the group spilt apart. During this time Mike endured many trials and hardships of life, and during this time pushed away from God. FiGGa referred to this time as, 'It seemed like heaven but it was really hell in disguise. Everything that seemed good ended up turning to bad. And with the absence of God I was just adding gas to the fire.' During this time is when Mike and Shine created the group The Twin Towers. Which was a secular rap group under a small local record label. The group drop four underground albums within a years time. When FiGGa was questioned about this he responded as such, 'Well after GLC broke up I did not want to go on with music period, but my relationship with God was not were it should have been so when the group broke up spiritually I collapsed. I went back to the streets back to the same sins, and I realized my love for music was still there although it was a gift from God, I overlooked that and treated it as just a love for music.' While doing secular rap this is where Big Mike changed his name to Big Figga due to the fact of his size and references in his secular lyrics to figures of money. But after FiGGa got arrested and charged with possession of stolen property is when things started to turn around. After an agreement was reached with the D.A. FiGGa would not face jail time but decided to resign from college and drove 18 wheelers for about a year. 'During the time I spent driving on the road for the most part I was alone. And this gave me a chance for me to develop my one on one relationship with God and that's when it all hit me. I knew I still had my Prodigal Soldiers still praying for me so I decided to do what I should have been doing for God' FiGGa. So upon FiGGa's return home he created 3:16 Records and connected once again with the Prodigal Soldiers to ignite the creation of The Dream Team. 'The scariest thing that was going thru my head was how were people going to accept me an X-secular artist and an X-criminal who was in the church and left the church without looking back. And that was something I did a lot of praying about. And the spirit was telling that is why they are going to be more willing to listen and accept you. And that was one of the reason I did not change my name because I not trying to hide who I was it is no secret. I did not even have a new meaning for my name until the spirit lead Dancin' J to tell me that God told him to tell that I am a gift so that's what Figga means if you put it in reverse that what it says (a GGif)' FiGGa. So after recording the album 'Genesis: The Beginning' FiGGa went to work on his solo album. When asked about the album title FiGGa responded by saying 'transfiggaration is showing the world how I have been transformed. I been transformed to a true soldier for Christ. And this is my way of proclaiming that and to address things others are scared to address cause that's what soldiers do.'

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Artist: Big Figga
Title: Transfiggaration
Genre: Rap/Hip Hop
Release Date: 25/05/2004
Label: CD Baby
Media Format: CD
UPC: 634479583520
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