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Wallace, Christopher George Latore (Notorious B.I.G., Biggie Smalls, Big Poppa, Frank White)

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Born: 1972 AD
Died: 1997 AD, at 24 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Rapper

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1972 - Born on the 21st of May in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York.

1989 - By the age of seventeen he had dropped out of high school to take up full-time duties as the neighborhood crack dealer, taking time off occasionally to rap for fun at house parties and with the local crew The Old Gold Brothers.

 

1994 - He married R&B singer, Faith Evans on August 4th.

1995 - Wallace gathered together some friends from his hustling days and created Junior M.A.F.I.A., releasing the album "Conspiracy" with the group.

         - He was arrested for assault and robbery.

1996 - Arrested for unlawful possession of a firearm, drug possession and assault.

1997 - With the intention of easing tensions Wallace arranged a series of promotional events on the west coast, including an appearance at the Soul Train Music Awards in Los Angeles.

         - Died on the 9th of March in Los Angeles, California. While waiting in traffic following an after-show party, an assailant in another car pulled up and opened fire, resulting in Wallace's death shortly afterwards.


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