|Magic Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||August 16, 1975|
|Date of Death||March 1, 2013|
Magic was an American rapper and actor who initially made his name in New Orleans’ underground circuit performing in talent shows and in a local group. He then went on to release albums and tracks like White Eyes, Tear It Up’, That’s Me, Me and My Dogs, Did What I Had 2′ (ft. Mystikal), Sky’s the Limit, On My Own, Ice On My Wrist (ft. Master P), 9th Ward, What, I’m Done, International Gangstas (ft. Curren$y), War (ft. Trouble), and Thuggin’.
Awood Johnson Jr.
Magic, Mr. Magic
He was born on August 16, 1975.
On March 1, 2013, Magic and his wife were killed in a traffic collision in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States. He was 37 years old at that time.
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Hip hop, Southern hip hop
No Limit Records, BANX ENT, Priority Records, Universal Records
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Magic had dated –
- Chastity – He was married to Chastity and they had a daughter named Twila. Both Chastity and Magic tragically died in a traffic collision in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on March 1, 2013, and their 12-year old daughter Twila was the lone survivor.
Race / Ethnicity
Often wore a cap
- He grew up in the Ninth Ward of New Orleans.
- On September 15, 1998, Magic released his debut studio album Sky’s the Limit. It was ranked at number #3 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and at number #15 on the Billboard 200 chart.
- His 2nd studio album titled Thuggin’ was released on August 31, 1999, and it reached number #53 on the Billboard 200 chart and number #9 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
- In 2003, Magic was cast in the action-comedy film Hollywood Homicide, whose cast also included the likes of Harrison Ford, Josh Hartnett, Lena Olin, Bruce Greenwood, Isaiah Washington, Keith David, Master P, and Martin Landau.
- Magic played the role of Dwayne in the 2010 action-thriller film Sinners and Saints, set in the dark underbelly of New Orleans. It starred Johnny Strong, Kevin Phillips, Costas Mandylor, Sean Patrick Flanery, Bas Rutten, Method Man, Kim Coates, and Tom Berenger.
- His 4th and final studio album, On My Own, was released on August 26, 2003, and it reached number #54 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
- In 2011, he founded his own label named Banx Entertainment.