Commemorating 15 years since the death of Christopher Wallace aka the Notorious B.I.G., BET is highlighting the life and legacy of the late rapper with new video content, web coverage, and interviews with those close to him.
Fellow rap artists Lil Kim, Lil Cease, Black Rob, Styles P, and former manager Mark Pitts will discuss their thoughts and memories of B.I.G., while a series of journalists discuss his impact on hip hop and the state of the industry following his 1997 death. Kim appears Friday on BET’s 106 & Park to share her thoughts with the hosts in person.
Find the full summary of BET.com coverage below:
State of Rap Post-Notorious B.I.G.
Journalists and artists discuss how Big’s death impacted hip hop.
Too Short Remembers Notorious B.I.G.
The West Coast rapper recalls working with Biggie.
The Legacy of Notorious B.I.G.
An esteemed panel discusses Biggie’s impact on music.
The Queen B reminisces on her mentor.
Knowing Notorious B.I.G.
Artists and journalists share their fondest memories of Biggie.
What If Notorious B.I.G. Were Alive?
The panel predicts what Big would be doing in 2012.
Life After Death: The Legacy of Notorious B.I.G. 15 Years Later
A piece-by-piece look at Biggie’s impact after his death.