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Last Notorious B.I.G album will turn 20

pagoskawaii 27 de March del 2017 celebrities
On March 25, 20 years ago, a Brooklyn rapper known as Notorious B.I.G. Released the second and final album of his career, Life After Death. He had been killed in a case that remains unresolved on March 9, just days before. The release that became a farewell to the singer.

The album, whose title, Life After Death, is about multiple occasions the Notorious’ conflicts with other rappers. Threats from his enemies were real, as his murder would prove.

Notorious B.I.G album

The album has two records with 12 songs each, a total of 24, and featuring from his then girlfriend, Lil Kim; Too $ hort, Puff Daddy, DMC, Jay Z, R. Kelly, Mase and LOX, among others. The cover carries a spooky hearse and Biggie poses next to it. The Bad Boy Records artist, Ebon Heath, who worked on the cover, says in an interview that the photo shoot, with all references to death, made the rapper alive, without imagining the fatal outcome.


His real name was Christopher Wallace, Notorious B.I.G. Was born on May 21st, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York. In March 1992, at age 20, he appeared in a column of rap magazine The Source dedicated to new talent. The article emphasized his talent for the music with like phrases of the type, His rhymes are fatter than him. Notorious BIG. Debuted with a studio album only 2 years after that appearance in the press. The album was called Ready to Go. It was the only one alive. The second, Life After Death, came too late. When it was published it was posthumous already.

He died after suffering 4 bullet wounds, as was known after the publication of his autopsy accidentally. Today marks the 20th anniversary of the release of his album “Life after Death”. It is its 20th anniversary.


Despite his short life – he died when he was only 24 years old – Christopher Wallace AKA The Notorious B.I.G left behind an unequaled musical legacy, which inspired artists of all kinds, and that twenty years later, it still sounds fresh.

These are some curiosities about your life that not everyone knows:

1. The Notorious B.I.G never wanted to be The Notorious B.I.G. His motto as MC since he was small was Biggie Smalls, a name that took from one of the protagonists of the film “Let’s Do It Again” (1975). For legal reasons, he changed his nickname when he began to gain fame.

2. He did not write his lyrics, but memorized them. Producers went crazy when he never wrote his rhymes on paper.

3. he was Jay Z classmate in High School. They all went to the George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School in Brooklyn.

4. As a child, he wanted to be a dentist. His mother claimed that before selling crack, Wallace was an “outstanding” student, and that among his aspirations, he wanted to be a dentist

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