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The Notorious B.I.G.

A drawing of The Notorious B.I.G
Background information
Birth name Christopher George Latore Wallace
Also known as Biggie Smalls
Born May 21, 1972(1972-05-21)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died March 9, 1997(1997-03-09) (aged 24)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres Hip hop
Occupations Rapper, songwriter
Years active 1992–1997
Labels Bad Boy
Associated acts Lil' Kim, Sean Combs, Junior M.A.F.I.A., Total, 112, The Commission
Website Official website

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.[1]

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".

Discography

Albums

The Notorious B.I.G. releasesd 2 studio albums and two posthumous albums:

Year Album
1994 Ready to Die
1997 Life After Death
1999 Born Again*
2005 Life After Death*

Singles

Year Album
1994 Juicy
1995 Big Poppa
1995 One More Chance / Stay With Me (feat. Faith Evans & Mary J. Blige)
1997 Hypnotize
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 Nasty Girl
2000 Spit Your Game (feat. Twista & Krayzie Bone)
  • (*) albums and songs were released posthumously (after death).

References

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