Music Birthday: Biggie

🔊🙏🏾Today, March 9, 1997, Biggie, Biggie Smalls, Notorious B.I.G., born Christopher Wallace, passed away from gunshot wounds in Los Angeles, California. His ‘Gimme the Loot’ song has been sampled in Travis Scott’s ‘SICKO MODE,’ from the culturally iconic album “ASTROWORLD.” ‘Gimme the Loot’ is a popular song for producers, having also been sampled in Flatbush Zombies’ ‘The Results Are In,’ French Montana’s ‘Said N Done,’ Jay Rock’s ‘Parental Advisory,’ and ‘Where the Cash At?’ by Swizz Beatz. ‘Gimme the Loot’ is included on Biggie’s “Ready to Die” album.

Published by Taylor Valery

Through the lense of A&R and music writer Taylor Valery, HomageCollage celebrates some of music's best creators and creations.

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