The Notorious B.I.G.
Birth Name: Christopher George Latore Wallace
Date of Birth: May 21, 1972
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Death: March 9, 1997
Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
The Notorious B.I.G. was an American rapper, also known as Biggie Smalls, Biggie, Big, Frank White, Big Poppa, and MC CWest. He was born in Brooklyn, to Jamaican immigrant parents, Voletta Wallace and Selwyn George Latore, a politician. The Notorious B.I.G was married to singer, songwriter, and actress Faith Evans, until his death. He had a son, actor C. J. Wallace (Christopher Jordan Wallace), with Faith; and a daughter with his former partner, Jan Jackson.
He died at the age of twenty four, in an unsolved shooting. He is considered one of the greatest MCs of all time, with his unique flow and creative lyrics.