Biggie Smalls

by: Karsten Gooding

Information - Biggie was shot and killed early on March 9, 1997 at the Los Angles Country Corner, as he was leaving a music industry party. The report confirms Wallace -- who was listed at 6'1", 395 lbs was struck a total of 4 times in a drive-by shooting on Wilshire Blvd while the 24-year-old rapper sat in the passenger seat of a Chevy Suburban. Three of the shots were not fatal but the last shot was through his ribs which ripped away several vital organs.

More information - They are unsure about the assassin of biggie smalls but, Biggie was killed with "very rare...Gecko 9mm armor-piercing ammunition,” which were so rare they could only be found at two distributors in the U.S. That very same ammo was found at the home of former LAPD cop David Mack, who has long been considered a “person of interest” in the case.

5 interesting Facts about biggie

1. Biggie was a straight "A" student

2. Biggie was arrested in 1989, 1990 and 1991 — at which point he spent nine months in prison in North Carolina for dealing crack cocaine.

3. Biggie's leg was shattered in a car crash causing him to use a cane.

4. Biggie had plans to open a Restaurant named 'Big Poppas".

5. Biggie went to the same high school as the other rappers, Jay-Z and Busta Rhymes.

Biggie had lived in Brooklyn, Los Angles, and Teaneck,


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5. Staff, N. (2011). 10 Facts You Didn't Know About The Notorious B.I.G.. [online] News One. Available at: [Accessed 11 Dec. 2014].

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