“We used to fuss when the landlord dissed us / No heat, wonder why Christmas missed us / Birthdays was the worst days / Now we sip champagne when we thirsty.” – The Notorious B.I.G.
Biggie, whose given name was Christopher Wallace, was only 24-years old at the time of his death in March of 1997, and despite a tragically abbreviated career he remains at the top of many hip-hop fans’ favorite rappers list.
To honor one of the greatest hip-hop artists ever, here’s a look back at some of the best verses of Biggie’s career.
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Verses To Live By: The Notorious B.I.G.’s 23 Greatest Lines was originally published on globalgrind.com