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The Notorious B.I.G.
|The Notorious B.I.G.|
A drawing of The Notorious B.I.G
|Birth name||Christopher George Latore Wallace|
|Also known as||Biggie Smalls|
May 21, 1972|
New York City, New York, U.S.
March 9, 1997 (aged 24)|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Associated acts||Lil' Kim, Sean Combs, Junior M.A.F.I.A., Total, 112, The Commission|
Christopher George Latore Wallace (May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997), better known by his stage name, The Notorious B.I.G. or Biggie Smalls, was an American rapper. He admitted that he was a crack cocaine dealer.
On March 9, 1997, Wallace was killed when 4 bullets hit his chest in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles after leaving a after party hosted by Vibe magazine and Qwest Records for the Soul Train Music Awards. His murder is still unsolved.[source?]
He has two children.
He rapped on Michael Jackson's 1995 single "This Time Around".
The Notorious B.I.G. releasesd 2 studio albums and two posthumous albums:
|1994||Ready to Die|
|1997||Life After Death|
|2005||Life After Death*|
|1995||One More Chance / Stay With Me (feat. Faith Evans & Mary J. Blige)|
|1997||Mo Money Mo Problems (feat. Mase & Puff Daddy)|
|1997||Sky's The Limit (song) (feat. 112)|
|1999||Notorious B.I.G.* (feat. Puff Daddy & Lil' Kim)|
|2000||Dead Wrong (feat. Eminem)|
|2000||Spit Your Game (feat. Twista & Krayzie Bone)|
- (*) albums and songs were released posthumously (after death).