The Greatest Rapper of All Time, the Notorious B.I.G., died 15 years ago today – March 9th, 1997.
I was 20 years old and Biggie was my generation’s high school and college soundtrack. He was gigantic.
Here’s a clip of him freestyling on the streets of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn at the age of 17. Ridiculous…
Also, check this awesome oral history, pictorial from Fader: