When you are talking of those that create the waves in rap music of the ’90s, the clear leader among them is none other than Notorious B.I.G. This is a huge talent who happens to be a gift to the world of rap music from America.
Notorious B.I.G was born on the 21st day in May of 1972 in Brooklyn, NY. His real names are Christopher George Latore Wallace. The names of his parents are Violetta (the mother who was a preschool teacher) and Selwyn (the father who was a welder). He had a troubled upbringing and started dealing in drugs from the age of 12. His left the family while was still a kid and this left the upkeep of Notorious at the mercy of his mother.
The mother worked on two different jobs in other for her to raise the funds that are needed for the upkeep of the young Notorious. It is on record that he has other sisters and brothers. Notorious got married with Faith Evans and their union produced two children- T’yanna and Christopher Jr.
As for his other relationships, it is public knowledge that he dated the following people during his brief lifetime: Lil’ Kim, Charlie Baltimore and Jan Jackson. He is in New York City and drives a BMW SUV.
Notorious B.I.G was an incredible talent. He is reputed to be the greatest rapper of all time because of the immense talents that he displays through his productions that cannot be rivaled by his counterparts. He formerly goes by the stage name Biggie Small but was forced to change the stage name to Notorious B.I.G after a court case instituted by someone who had previously used the name as a character in a movie.
He was a legend of rap music with several every green record that is still making waves today in the music industry. His last studio work before his assassination was tilted: “Victory” from the first album “No Way Out.” The recording of it took place a day before his murder. He was famous through his musical career; more than two decades after his alleged assassination, the riddle over the murder has not been resolved. Some still believe that he is indeed still alive and kicking!
His total estimated net worth is put at an incredible $160 million.