On March 9, 1997, hip hop lost one of its most talented lyricists in the game. He was only 24 years old. Now, 19 years later, the hip hop community still respects Biggie as the impactful artist he was. He would've been 44 years old on May 21--possibly a mogul like his homies Diddy and Jay Z, too. Take a look at some facts that you may not have known about him here.
1. Biggie Smalls was anything but small. He was 6'3" and 400 pounds.
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