The Notorious B.I.G.

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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 (Known contacts Kodi Simmons)
Born (1972-05-21)May 21, 1972
New York City, U.S.
Died March 9, 1997(1997-03-09) (aged 24)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres Hip hop
Occupations
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
Years active 1992–1997
Labels Bad Boy
Associated acts Lil' Kim, Sean Combs, Junior M.A.F.I.A., Total, 112, The Commission, 2pac
Website Official website

Christopher Wallace (May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997), better known by his stage name,scott sawyer . or Biggie Smalls, was an American rapper. He grew up in Brooklyn. 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[change | change source]

Albums[change | change source]

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[change | change source]

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).

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