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Today In Music History: RIP B.I.G.

15 years ago today Christopher George Latore Wallace was shot in LA during a drive by. To this day no one has been charged with his murder. Every couple of years someone comes up with some new information, but this may be one that’s never solved – someone’s good at keeping secrets. His double disc, Life After Death, came out 15 days after his murder and went to #1 on the Billboard charts, ultimately receiving Diamond status; a rare achievement for a hip-hop album. Thankfully, Biggie hasn’t released as many albums as Tupac has since his demise, so we are pretty much left with what we had in 1997. For those of you interested in a new version of old tunes, here is GK-1′s mix and mashup of Biggie tracks.


For those of you who just want to remember Biggie’s best tracks exactly as they were (which is to say, damn near perfect), here is a mix from JGunzz with 16 of your favorite tracks.


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