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The ghost of Biggie Smalls - as well as the late rapper's children - are set to star in a new animated TV show. Seriously. This is an actual project.

The show will focus on Biggie Smalls' offspring and how they're running his New York recording studio, producers from Ossian Media said.

House of Wallace will star T'yanna Wallace, 19, and C.J. Wallace, 16, voicing their animated likenesses. The hip-hop legend's kids said in a statement:

Biggie Smalls Ghost

"It's been 16 years since our Dad was murdered and we miss him dearly."

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The Notorious B.I.G. (real name Christopher Wallace) sustained four gunshot wounds the night he was murdered in L.A. back in 1997, according to a just-released autopsy report.

Notorious BIG and Puff Daddy
Notorious BIG and Puff Daddy from back in the day. Look at that beeper.

Wallace, who was listed at 6'1" and 395 lbs., was struck a total of four times in a drive-by shooting by a still-unknown assailant on Los Angeles' Wilshire Blvd.

He was only 24.

As he sat in the passenger seat of a Chevy Suburban, Biggie was ambushed by bullets from the car alongside him. The first three, it turns out, were not fatal:

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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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