-Notorious B.I.G., Tupac Shakur
On March 9, 1997, Christopher Wallace, a.k.a Biggie Smalls, a.k.a. the Notorious B.I.G., was shot to death at a stoplight in Los Angeles. The murder was thought to be the culmination of an ongoing feud between rap music artists from the East and West coasts, but the case remains unsolved.
B.I.G. gained commercial success following the release of his 1994 album "Ready to Die" which went quadruple-platinum, launching Bad Boy Records and revitalizing East Coast hip-hop during a time when West Co