Favorite Notorious B.I.G. Song – Readers Poll
Today, May 21, 2012, would’ve marked the 40th birthday of the late great Notorious B.I.G. Biggie Smalls, whose real name was Christopher George Latore Wallace, died far too soon after he was gunned down at an L.A. intersection on March 9, 1997. He was 24 years old.
In honor of the rapper’s life and legacy, we are asking all of you music fans to vote on your favorite Notorious B.I.G. song and to reflect on his contributions to hip-hop and rap on this day.
Although he only released two solo studio albums during his lifetime, ‘Ready to Die’ and ‘Life After Death,’ Biggie’s talent made him go down in history as one of the toughest, wittiest and most honest rappers of all-time. So, are you a fan of Biggie’s ’10 Crack Commandments’? Maybe you love it when he raps ‘Big Poppa’? Or maybe you’re a fan of the no-holds-barred ‘Dead Wrong’ with Eminem? Or is it his collaborative track ‘Get Money’ with Junior M.A.F.I.A. that is your fav?
We’ve also included the robbin’ and stealin’ track ‘Gimme the Loot,’ the No. 1 hit ‘Hypnotize,’ and the party favorite/young dreamer song ‘Juicy.’ ‘Mo Money Mo Problems’ skyrocketed to No. 1 after Biggie’s death, and the self-titled ‘Notorious B.I.G.,’ which appeared on ‘Born Again,’ was another after-death hit for Biggie. Aditionally, ‘One More Chance,’ ‘Sky’s the Limit,’ ‘Who Shot Ya?,’ and ‘Unbelievable’ have also made the cut for the fan-voted Favorite Notorious B.I.G. Song.
So, which of the aforementioned Biggie Smalls has you constantly hitting ‘repeat’ on your music player? If you favorite failed to make the list, leave a comment below sharing your thoughts and memories of Biggie. R.I.P., Big Poppa.