Texas rapper Big T, known for “Wanna Be a Baller” hook, dies

HOUSTON — Houston rapper Big T, known for singing the hook on LilTroy’s 1999 hit “Wanna Be a Baller,” has died. He was 52.

Big T, whose name was Terence Prejean, died on Monday at a hospital in Houston, according to Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences spokeswoman Tricia Bentley. His official cause of death is pending, but longtime friend Tony Williams, a rapper known as Tiger T, said Prejean may have had a heart attack.

Big T was nicknamed the “Million Dollar Hook...

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