On the morning of March 9, 1997, The Notorious B.I.G. never felt more alive, according to several reports. After winning big at the 1997 Soul Train Awards, B.I.G. and the family of Bad Boy Records attended an after party. Sadly, it was only minutes later that The Notorious B.I.G. was gunned down on the Los Angeles streets at 24.
Hearts of hip hop fans around the world were broken when the news of The Notorious B.I.G. dying, six months after Tupac Shakur, was released. Hip hop has taken baby steps toward moving on fifteen years later. But, the heart remains heavy, as there is a bit taken out of the game, the same can be said for B.I.G.’s loved ones,
In several interviews, Voletta Wallace, mother of The Notorious B.I.G., stated she simply wants closure regarding her son’s death. There have been minor breaks in the case over the past few years. The official autopsy, from 1997, was released to the public earlier this morning.
See The Notorious B.I.G.’s autopsy below: