Notorious B.I.G. is still a household name, and it’s been 20 years since he was laid to rest. And at the tender age of just 24.
Notorious B.I.G. 5 Top Songs
Biggie made a permanent mark on the history of Hip Hop. Christopher George Letore Wallace, known to everyone as the Notorious B.I.G. is still one of the biggest names in Hip Hop. From the moment he entered the arena, he was a force of nature.
Notorious B.I.G. had 5 songs that catapulted him to stardom in a very short time. Though there were other hits, these 5 are his signature grooves. Lets’ explore them now. (Click on photos to see the music videos)
1 – MO MONEY, MO PROBLEMS (featuring Puff Daddy and Mase)
Mo Money, Mo Problems peaked at #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart on August 30, 1997, and stayed on the charts for 30 weeks.
2 – BIG POPPA
Big Poppa made it to #6 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart on March 19, 1995 and remained on the charts for 24 weeks.
3 – ONE MORE CHANCE
For 20 weeks, One More Chance stayed on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, reaching all the way up to #2 on July 15, 1995.
4 – JUICY
Juicy got as high as #27 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart on November 5, 1994, and remains one of the favorite hits of his career. For 20 weeks it stayed on the charts.
5 – HYPNOTIZE (Featuring Pam Long)
Hypnotize is a fan favorite and remained on the charts for 20 weeks, sitting pretty at the top spot of Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart on May 3, 1997.
Twenty years ago this March, Hip Hop’s legend B.I.G. was cut down in the prime of his life, at the tender age of 24 years old. But, we’re still jamming to his beats. No telling what further contributions to Hip Hop we would be enjoying had he had the chance to live out his life.
RIP Biggie, we miss you!