In Memoriam: The Notorious B.I.G. (1972-1997)

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Seminal hip hop star Biggie Smalls, a.k.a. The Notorious B.I.G., a.k.a. Biggie, a.k.a. Big Poppa, a.k.a. Christopher Wallace, was slain 15 years ago this weekend.

His murder, by drive-by shooting, remains unsolved.

Biggie was shot and killed outside the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles on March 9, 1997, leaving a legacy rivaled by few artists of any genre.

Biggie Smalls (aka Notorious B.I.G.)

The Notorious B.I.G. (May 21, 1972-March 9, 1997).

When B.I.G. released his debut album Ready to Die in 1994, he became a key figure in the East Coast hip-hop scene at a time when the movement was seeded.

His double-disc set Life After Death, released 15 days after he died, hit #1 on the U.S. album charts and was certified Diamond (10 million copies sold) in 2000.

He has influenced artists such as Diddy, Jay-Z, 50 Cent, Alicia Keys, Fat Joe, Nelly, Ja Rule, Eminem, Lil Wayne, Game, Clinton Sparks, Usher and many others.

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SHUT THE HELL UP! He is dead!!! Have a little respect @debutante, @sasha, @payne! R.I.P BIGGIE

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R.I.P Biggie... Love ya. One of da best MC's Eva! Fuk da lame azz broke azz hatas. NEWSFLASH DNT GTTA HAVE DA LUKS 2 B TALENTED DUM AZZES

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Looks like the loaf that came out of my ass last Monday morning.

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Let the kids be kids.what do dey know. Biggie is my legend. his legacy lives on.

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rip in peace B.I.G! you were my idol as well as tupac! stfu sasha no1 cares what u say, becuz biggie is a legacy. Fuck what haterz say!

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i kno right...people always tryna talk sh*t. They probably look like some ugly fat monkeys themselves...so on that note grow the f*ck up and act like adults ladies

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LOOK NOBODY ASKED YA'LL TO COME ON HERE AND MAKE F*CKIN COMMENTS ABOUT THE PICTURE...YESTERDAY WAS A DAY FOR REMEMBERANCE OF THE ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH...IF YOU AIN'T GOT NUTHIN NICE TO SAY, THEN SHUT THE F*CK UP!!!

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gross, could you imagine that F'ing thing kissing you... a monkey is more kissable and cuter than that fat goofy looking wiggly eyed biggy, or shall I call him buggy

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True... But I doubt it is real!

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Ewww... what an unflattering, bad picture !

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