12 Things You Might Not Know About Notorious B.I.G

12 Things You Might Not Know About Notorious B.I.GIt has been 19 years since the death of whom many call the greatest rapper of all-time, Christopher George Latore Wallace, better known by his stage names The Notorious B.I.G. But despite everything we have seen and heard of Biggie Smalls, there’s still a lot of facts about your favorite rapper you may not be aware of! We brought you our list of 12 Things You Might Not Know About Notorious B.I.G. So Guys…check out below the Interesting facts about the American rapper which you perhaps did not know. You might be surprised by what you find out! 

12 Things You Might Not Know About Notorious B.I.G

We’ve done a little research and compile a series of 12 Things You Might Not Know About Notorious B.I.G. Have a look below……….

  1. Car Crash

While he was recording his second album “Life After Death,” he suffered a shattered left leg in a car crash that confined him to a wheelchair for a limited time but forced him to use a cane for the rest of his life.

  1. He Composed in His Head

Biggie was so talented artist that he didn’t even need to write down his lyrics when he was composing.

  1. Big Poppa’s Soul Food Restaurant?

Biggie had decided to open a restaurant that served soul food in his Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant. He has also planned the name for it “Big Poppa’s.”

Also Read- The Notorious B.I.G. Biography

  1. Locked Up

He was arrested three times and spent nine months in prison of North Carolina for selling crack cocaine.

  1. He wanted to release life after death on Halloween

Biggie’s second LP ended up being released two weeks after he was killed which he had originally planned to release it on Halloween of 1996.

  1. They Love You B.I.G.

After the death of Notorious B.I.G, his lyrics have been sampled and quoted by the many hip hop, R&B and pop artists. Some of them are Jay-Z, 50 Cent, Nas, Fat Joe, Nelly, Pharrell Williams, Lil’ Wayne, Ludacris, Big Pun, Beanie Sigel, Juelz Santana, Usher, Ashanti.

  1. Fatherless Child

Wallace was the only child of Voletta Wallace and George Latore. His father left the family when he was two years old, leaving his mother to work two jobs while raising him.

Check Out: Notorious B.I.G Discography

  1. He Went to High School With Jay Z and Busta Rhymes.

Jay Z, Bust Rhymes, and The Notorious B.I.G. went to the same school in Brooklyn, New York’s George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School

  1. He Was Consulted by the King of Pop.

Do you know that Michael Jackson tapped Biggie to be involved with his 1995 song, “This Time Around?”

  1. He Had His Own Label

Though Biggie was part of American record label, Bad Boy Entertainment, he also had his own label that he started, called Undead.

  1. Hit by four bullets

During his murder, Biggie was hit four times by bullets but the last bullet was the one that ultimately killed him.

Read Also: Notorious B.I.G. Net Worth

  1. Biggie walked with a cane

Before his death, Biggie walked around with a cane due to a broken left leg he suffered in a car collapse.

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