As Puff Daddy, his 1997 "I'll Be Missing You" tribute to B.I.G. was his biggest hit, shipping 8 million copies worldwide.
"Biggie's music played a major role in positioning Brooklyn at the forefront of the music industry, and on Sunday we will celebrate his enduring legacy". And his final album, "Life After Death", suggested this innovative talent had his best days ahead of him.
It's no secret why so many MCs, artists and personalities honor the late, great Frank White in song, art and other ways.
"On this day we're gonna reflect on him, because we miss him", he continued.
Biggie's mother recently spoke out about losing her son and accused the Los Angeles Police Department of covering up the unsolved 1997 murder.
Peace out to Brooklyn! The legendary Brooklyn rapper, whose real name was Christopher Wallace, died in a drive-by shooting on March 9, 1997 almost six months after the murder of Tupac Shakur.
The supermarket where the Notorious B.I.G. bagged groceries as a young man is honoring the 20th anniversary of his death with limited-edition paper bags with a custom stencil of his face. It is one of the best-selling rap albums of all time.
And VibeTickets unearthed 1989 footage of a 17-year-old Biggie freestyling on the streets of Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood.
He was shot March 9, 1997 shooting, and the world is still devoid of Biggie-style rhymes that set the bar even higher for even today's rappers. "I'm elated to share this musical journey with our fans", she said in a statement. / Every move we make is always B.I.G. Call it foreshadowing, but death was a theme Biggie revisited time and time again in his verses: "My shit is deep, deeper than my grave, G/ I'm ready to die and nobody can save me", he rapped on the title track.