Big Tigger

Darian Morgan, popularly known by his professional name Big Tigger’ was born on December 22, 1972. He is a famed rapper, radio jockey, and television personality. He rose to fame when he began hosting the show “Rap City” for BET. Over the course of his career, Big Tigger has appeared in a number of shows on radio and television, notable among which are “The Den with Big Tigger” and “Live with Tigger.” He has also made a mark in the world of rap working with several artists in the industry. So, let’s begin celebrating his special day by learning more about him.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Darian Morgan


Big Tigger

Birth date:

December 22, 1972



Zodiac Sign:



5' 10"

Relationship Status:

In a relationship

Net Worth:

$5 million

Darian's Social Media:


Big Tigger was born as Darian Morgan in New York’s Co-op city in the U.S. He has an African-American father and a Jamaican mother. The names of his parents are not known. As he keeps his personal life rather private, we do not know if he has any siblings.

He spent the majority of his formative years in Co-op city. He completed his early education at Wheaton High School. During his teenage years, he dedicated a lot of time to playing basketball. While growing up, he developed a knack for rapping and learned the craft under the mentorship of a local D.J. named Rob Lasky. Eventually, he followed the footsteps of Lasky and began working at a radio station as a D.J. The radio station was based in Baltimore, Maryland, and was called WERQ. Thereafter, he was enrolled at the University of Maryland and started interning for a radio station named WPGC in Washington D.C. When performing this gig, he became one of the popular hosts, and the internship soon developed into a full-time career path.

In 1996, he entered the world of television by doing voiceovers for a cable channel. Thereafter, he became the co-host of “Rap City,” eventually becoming its sole video jockey. He parted ways with the show in 2005 when he started dipping his toes in the world of rap. He started his rap career with R. Kelly and collaborated with various other artists. In 2013, he gained popularity as the host of “The Den with Big Tigger.”

Career timeline

His Rise to Prominence

He begins performing voiceovers for television.

The Hosting of a Morning Show

He hosts a morning show called “Live With Tigger.”

He Begins His Rap Career

He features on R. Kelly’s track ‘Snake.’

He Becomes a Host

He starts hosting a radio show named “Live In The Den with Big Tigger.”

Why We Love Big Tigger

  1. His life story

    He has come a long way in his life. Starting from humble beginnings, he is now one of the most prominent broadcast personalities.

  2. His body of work

    One of the notable media talents, his show “The Big Tigger” offers the hottest music, inside looks, and entertainment news to fans. Moreover, he is popular as the face of the longest-running hip-hop show on television named “Rap City: The Basement.”

  3. His talent

    A natural in front of the lens, he is now the go-to guy for hosting network specials. When he is not on air, he collaborates with brands and performs at live events.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. His first job

    He landed his first job at a radio station in Washington.

  2. His side gig

    He also works as a D.J.

  3. His secret romance

    The T.V. personality has been linked to Rebecca Silvera and Karrine Steffans.

  4. Collaborations with top brands

    He has worked with Coca-Cola, Clroc, Macy’s, and Nike.

  5. His hobbies

    He likes to listen to music and travel.

Big Tigger FAQs

What happened to Big Tigger’s “The Basement”?

He hosted the show until 2005. It was subsequently canceled in 2008.

Does Big Tigger work for the Atlanta Hawks?

Yes, he serves as their music director and resident D.J.

Who is Big Tigger dating now?

He is in a relationship with Keisha Knight Pulliam (as of 2022).

Big Tigger’s birthday dates

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