Big Freeze (born Layson Kennard) was a rapper from the Watts district of Los Angeles, California. Big Freeze made his debut on the Young Soldierz album with the song “Eastside, Westside” which also appeared on the Murder Was The Case (Soundtrack).

Big Freeze appeared on the Bloods & Crips album (Bangin’ On Wax 2… The Saga Continues). He later did the Nationwide Rip Ridaz album in 1995. His last album was Nationwide Rip Ridaz: Betrayed (Can’t Trust Nobody). Big Freeze was also affiliated with the Watts Franklin Square Crips

Big Freeze, Cixx PacKoollay, Half Dead, Baby Half DeadKeystone, and Mac-11are members of  the Watts Franklin Square Crips. They were friends before the Bloods & Crips and Nationwide Rip Ridaz collaboration projects. Unfortunately, Big Freeze died from a gang related shooting on December 25,1999.



  • (1998) Nationwide Rip Ridaz: Betrayed (Can’t Trust Nobody)
  • (1995) Nationwide Rip Ridaz
  • (1994) Bangin On Wax 2,,, The Saga Continues


  • Nationwide Rip Ridaz
  • Wish You Was Here




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