one of the most popular Hip-Hop artists ever, the Notorious B.I.G.,
a.k.a “Biggie Smalls”, had one of the most influential rap album’s of
the 90’s with “ready To Die”.Best known for bringing back “Big Willyism” and Kangols, he was also well known for his beef with Tupac. The two were once very
good friends, but Tupac felt that Biggie stole his idea for “ready to
Die”. These two essentially made the “East vs. West ” conflict come
to a boil, and this controversy ultimately led to their untimely deaths.
Raised in the streets of Brooklyn as best he could by his
Jamaican born mother.
Christopher Wallace (real name), found plenty of trouble in the streets.
He admits to selling crack and robbing people in order to survive in
his younger days. He though he had put the violent past behind him as
he enjoyed the success of his first album “Ready To Die”, produced by
Sean “Puffy” combs. However, Biggie met a violent end just a short while
after Tupac, as he was shot to death in Los Angeles. Biggie had just
divorced from his wife, R&B singer Faith, prior to his death