Video: The Notorious B.I.G. Freestyling at Age 17


In which Christopher “Biggie Smalls” Wallace freestyles on the sidewalk, circa 1989/90. A brilliant early moment in his career that will be cut tragically short just 7 years later when he is murdered at 24 years old in Los Angeles. Though the case is still open, there are significant leads implicating police corruption in an alleged cover-up of the investigation and much more in a recent must-read Rolling Stone piece.

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