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Friends and family celebrated Biggie Smalls’ life 20 years after he was killed in an unsolved drive-by shooting.

Mar, 09, 2017

Two decades after his death at age 24, Notorious B.I.G is still remembered as one of hiphop’s strongest influences.

Friends and fans repeated the annual ritual of remembering Christopher Wallace on the day that he was shot down dead in Los Angeles in 1997. And the 20th anniversary held especially significant meaning to many who knew him intimately. 

Faith Evans made the media rounds Thursday, remembering her late husband as well as promoting their new duets project, The King & I. And Sean “Diddy” Combs called on fans to record themselves rapping their favorite B.I.G verses and posting the clips online with the hashtag #WeMissYouBIG. Some of your faves answered the call.
Check out how they honored his memory:

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Diddy

Faith Evans

Thanks @jonathanmannion @misahylton @jaihudson_ @busyb80 @kayemakeup for this dope pic! Pre-order 'The King & I' now! Available May 19th! The album’s 25 tracks feature newly recorded vocals by Faith Evans melded with vocals by Biggie Smalls, some well-known but also a selection of rare and unheard rhymes from the B.I.G. vault. THE KING & I also includes an impressive list of guest appearances by rap royalty including Busta Rhymes, Jadakiss, Lil’ Cease, Lil’ Kim, Sheek Louch, Styles P, and Snoop Dogg. Evans has also brought on some of the most acclaimed producers in hip-hop, many of which produced some of B.I.G.’s most famous tracks, including DJ Premier, Just Blaze, Salaam Remi, Stevie J, and Chucky Thompson. TRACK LISTING 1 “A Billion” 2 “Legacy” 3 “Beautiful” (Interlude) 4 “Can’t Get Enough” 5 “Don’t Test Me” 6 “Big/Faye” (Interlude) – featuring Jamal Woolard 7 “Tryna Get By” 8 “The Reason” 9 “I Don’t Want It” – featuring Lil’ Cease 10 “I Got Married” (Interlude) – featuring Mama Wallace 11 “Wife Commandments” 12 “We Just Clicked” (Interlude) – featuring Mama Wallace 13 “A Little Romance” 14 “The Baddest” (Interlude) 15 “Fool For You” 16 “Crazy” (Interlude) – featuring 112 & Mama Wallace 17 “Got Me Twisted” 18 “When We Party” – featuring Snoop Dogg 19 “Somebody Knows” – featuring Busta Rhymes 20 “Take Me There” – featuring Sheek Louch & Styles P 21 “One In The Same” 22 “I Wish” (Interlude) – featuring Kevin McCall & Chyna Tahjere 23 “Lovin You For Life” – featuring Lil’ Kim 24 “NYC” – featuring Jadakiss 25 “It Was Worth It”

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Jermaine Dupri

Lil Kim

Still missing you 20 years later 😪😢♥️😘💋 #BIGweekend #ripBIG #lilkim #queenbee #beehive

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Alicia Keys & Swizz Beatz

Bryan Michael Cox

B. I. G. P. O. P. P. A.

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Tim Westwood

Fabulous

20 yrs later we still miss you. We'll always love Big Poppa. Brooklyn Forever. #RipBIG

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