Life After Death: The Legacy of the Notorious B.I.G.
The King of New York
If only Biggie knew what he was starting. Inspired by the 1990 Christopher Walken film, Biggie named himself Frank White, aka "King of New York." After his death, his empty throne set off a series of battles and beefs for the title, most notably between Nas and Jay Z.
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