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The Notorious B.I.G. : Life After Death

The Notorious B.I.G. : Life After Death
The Notorious B.I.G. : Life After DeathWarner Music Group

In just a few short years,the Notorious B.I.G.went from a Brooklyn street hustler to the savior of East Coast hip-hop to a tragic victim of the culture of violence he depicted so realistically on his records. His all-too-brief odyssey almost immediately took on mythic proportions, especially since his murder followed the shooting of rivalTupac Shakurby only six months. In death, the man also known as Biggie Smalls became a symbol of the senseless violence that plagued inner-city America in the waning years of the 20th century.