The Notorious B.I.G.(Born Christopher Wallace) and sometimes known as Biggie Smalls or Big Poppa was a rapper and songwriter who was killed during the East Coast-West Coast hip-hop feud of the late 1990s. B.I.G. released two albums during his lifetime- Ready To Die and Life After Death. Two further albums, Born Again and Duets: The Final Chapter, were released posthumously. B.I.G.'s hit singles include Juicy, Big Poppa, Hypnotize and One More Chance.
Although he was murdered at the age of 24, Notorious B.I.G. is still celebrated as one of the greatest hip hop artists and was ranked #3 on MTV's Greatest MC's of All Time list.