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Notorious BIG’s Ready To Die Turns 25 with Mural


Amazon Music has released The Birth of Biggie: 25 Years of Ready to Die in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Notorious B.I.G.’s blockbuster 1994 debut album, “Ready To Die.”

The mini documentary has “Ready to Die” by Notorious BIG includes producers Easy Mo Bee and DJ Mister Cee, former Bad Boy/Arista Records promotion SVP Rob Stone (now co-CEO of Cornerstone Agency) and biographer Cheo Hodari Coker, as well as rare archival audio interviews with the late rapper himself.

DJ Mister Cee describes Biggie as being very shy when they first met, but things changed when he was behind the mic. “When he started rapping, it was like he became a different person,” he said.

Today also marked the unveiling of Biggie Smalls new murals in the streets of New York. The artwork was unveiled around noon with artists Hoa Hong and Cinque Smith looking on, along with Biggie’s mom, Voletta Wallace. “It’s beautiful,” she said.