Notorious B. Like Kurt Cobain before him, Biggie left a scant catalog of music in his wake that only scratched the surface of his capabilities as a performer. His sole pair of proper LPs, Ready to Die and Life After Death , are both essential listens for any hip-hop fan who appreciates the soul of the art form.
BBC Music polled music journalists, critics, artists and industry experts, and the results are in. The greatest hip-hop song of all time , in their opinion, is Juicy by The Notorious B. The release is a watershed moment in the timeline of hip-hop, marking the official arrival of Biggie Smalls born Christopher Wallace.
Every birthday is a reminder that the man born Christopher Wallace was able to accomplish all of this in just five years in the business and one album released in his lifetime. The stars he name-checked -- including Mariah Carey , Mary J. The Ready to Die fan favorite finds B. Ready to Die was another example of a cultural sea change in hip-hop.
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