When Artists Sample the Notorious B.I.G.

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  • Notorious B.I.G.
  • Iggy Azalea, Keyshia Cole
  • Monica, Rick Ross, Notorious B.I.G.
  • Rick Ross, Notorious B.I.G., French Montana
  • Ashanti, Notorious B.I.G.
  • Jay Z, Notorious B.I.G., Faith Evans
  • Keyshia Cole, Lil Kim, Missy Elliott, Notorious B.I.G.
  • Tamar Braxton, Notorious B.I.G.
  • J. Cole, Notorious B.I.G.
  • Lloyd Banks, 50 Cent, Notorious B.I.G.
  • Notorious B.I.G., Fabolous, Red Café, Trey Songz
  • Fabolous, Jay Z, Uncle Murda, Notorious B.I.G., 2Pac

When Artists Sample the Notorious B.I.G.

Yesterday (March 9) marked the 17th anniversary since the passing of the Notorious B.I.G. And though it's been nearly two decades, the Brooklyn MC’s legacy continues to be that of one of rap's all-time greatest, the respect for him and his skills never waning over the years. In fact, Big's lyrics and the beats he chose to spit over are quite possibly the most regurgitated in rap and quite often picked up in R&B, too. Read on for some of the most notable uses of Biggie Smalls's music.

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