1998 to 2013
New Orleans, LA, United States
Awood Johnson (August 16, 1975 - March 1, 2013), better known by his stage name, Magic (or Mr. Magic), was an American hip hop recording artist from New Orleans, Louisiana, perhaps best known for his stint with No Limit Records in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Early life and education: Magic was born and raised in the Ninth Ward of New Orleans in August 16, 1975, Awood Johnson first made his name in New Orleans' underground circuit performing in talent shows and in a local group. Seen by rapper C-Murder he suggested that Master P sign him to No Limit Records.