The Notorious B.I.G.

American rapper from New York

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The Notorious B.I.G.: American rapper from New York
Christopher George Latore Wallace, better known by his stage names The Notorious B.I.G., Biggie Smalls, or simply Biggie, was an American rapper and songwriter. Rooted in the New York rap scene and gangsta rap traditions, he is considered one of the greatest rappers of all time. The Notorious B.I.G. became known for his distinctive laidback lyrical delivery, offsetting the lyrics' often grim content and his own intimidating appearance. His music was often semi-autobiographical, telling of hardship and criminality, but also of debauchery and celebration.


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Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. among nominees for Rock Hall of Fame

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Rock Hall 2020: First-time nominees Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. head list

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