THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
307-The Notorious B.I.G.-Big Poppa.
1995-Number 63 single.
Best Bit-At 2.22.He was known by many names including The Notorious B.I.G.,Biggie Smalls and Biggie,but his mother called him Christopher.
Christopher Wallace(see also best songs 955) was born May 21,1972 in New York City and died March 9,1997 in a drive by shooting,he is considered by some to be the greatest Rapper of all time.
He was given the nickname ‘Big’ as a ten year old because of his obesity.To this day the person who shot him is still unknown,eye witnesses have said he was an African/American who was dressed in blue.
‘Big Poppa’ is taken from The Notorious B.I.G.’s debut Album ‘Ready To Die,’ his only solo Album released during his lifetime.The song samples The Isley Brothers 1983 song Between The Sheets with all the Isley’s receiving writing credits along with Biggie who wrote the lyrics,the song was produced by Sean Combs who at the time was known as Puff Daddy.
‘I love it when you call me Big Poppa,throw your hands in the air if your a true player.’
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