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Big-Ups to Notorious B.I.G. (May 21, 1972 - March 9, 1997)


Notorious B.I.G. (1972- 1997)


Today marks the 15th anniversary of the untimely death of the greatest rapper in hip-hop -- Notorious B.I.G. (real name Christopher Wallace). The Brooklyn, N.Y. rapper was shot and killed on March 9, 1997 in Los Angeles. His murder remains unsolved despite speculations on who actually committed the dastardly deed.

Biggie's short-lived life ended in tragedy, but his music continues to live on. There were plenty of tributes to Biggie on the Internet, here are a few that caught by attention:

Chuck D Explains Why Suing The Notorious B.I.G. Was "Stupid" [Via HipHopDX]

Diddy, Lil Kim, Rihanna, Lupe Fisaco Remembers Biggie on Twitter [Via PopCrush]

Former L.A.P.D. Detective Claims to Know Who Killed Notorious B.I.G. [Via Complex]

Top 5 Biggie Mashups [Via Hello Beautiful]

Notorious B.I.G. Remembered Through Pictures, Music + Mags [Via Beats 'N' Tumblin']

Mister Cee’s Notorious B.I.G. Tribute Mix [Via RapRadar]

DeeJay Irie (not the Miami DJ) Beat Juggles Biggie's "Kick In the Door"