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Notorious B.I.G.'s 1997 crown sells for nearly $600,000

CBS News Wednesday, 16 September 2020
Sotheby's became the first major international auction house to dedicate an entire collection to hip hop with a Tuesday auction that brought in $2 million.
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A crown, worn by the rapper notorious BIG, was auctioned-off for nearly 600 thousand dollars. Biggie wore the plastic crown during his last photo shoot, just three days before he was shot and killed in 1997.

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