P-Diddy and Bad Boy Entertainment Marks 20th Anniversary of Notorious BIG’s Death.
Today Marks the 20th anniversary of the death of world-renown rapper and recording artist, Notorious BIG.
Notorious BIG also known as “Biggie” was a rapper, label mate and close associate of Sean “P-Diddy” Combs.
Biggie as he was fondly called was murdered in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles on May 9th 1997.
Real name, Christopher Wallace, Biggie Small’s murder to this day remains one of the most controversial and
mysterious in the history of rap music.
Regarded to this day as one of the greatest rappers of all time, Wallace hit the music scene in September 1994 with the release of his acclaimed debut album, Ready to Die.
The album featured hit singles “Juicy” and “Big Poppa.”
Biggie’s high-profile beef with fellow rapper Tupac Shakur also played a major role in his catapult to superstardom.
Some conspiracy theorists believe that Tupac Shakur – who was fatally wounded in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas six months earlier — was behind Biggie’s death.
Biggie had just stepped out of a Soul Train Music Awards after-party on March 9, 1997, when a Chevrolet Impala pulled up beside his green GMC Suburban SUV at a red traffic light stop.
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Security footage showed the driver of the Impala sitting in with an unidentified black male dressed in a suit and bow tie.
The driver rolled down his window and fired a 9 mm pistol at Biggie, wounding him with four bullets.
Notorious BIG was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles to undergo emergency surgery, but was pronounced dead soon afterwards.
Biggie died at the age of 24. Some conspiracy theorists have alleged that Biggie’s best friend, P-Diddy was involved.
Others say Marion “Suge” Knight and the CCL crew were responsible.
Meanwhile, good friend and CEO of Bad Boy Records, P-Diddy is marking the 20th Anniversary of Biggie’s death.
Diddy on Thursday 9th March launched the WeMissYouBIG Campaign on social media.
With #WeMissYouBIG Campaign.