Magazine article The Fader

Niggas Talhin' It but Ain't Livin' It, Cristal Pops I'm Sippin' It, Mob Hats and Lizard Shit

Magazine article The Fader

Niggas Talhin' It but Ain't Livin' It, Cristal Pops I'm Sippin' It, Mob Hats and Lizard Shit

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BIGGIE'S MOST ENDURING legacy lies in his music. His voice, strong and perfect, emanated rock solid from his hulking body, He was flawless, like his first try was always his best. But his music isn't the only thing that defines him. Big was a conflicted person who was at times paranoid, lost and hyper sensitive. We asked an array of artists to interpret the themes and ideas--both physical and conceptual--that made him not just the rapper Notorious BIG, but also the man, Christopher Wallace.

"VERSACE WEAR. MOSCHINO ON MY BITCHES, SHE WHIPPIN' MY RIDE, COUNTIN' MY ONES, THINKING I'M THE RICHEST"-"Players Anthem-Art" BY STACEY ROZICH

"WHEN I DIE, FUCK IT, I WANNA GO TO HELL CAUSE I'M A PIECE OF SHIT, IT AIN'T HARD TO FUCKIN' TELL" -"SUICIDAL THOUGHTS" ART BY ANDY GILMORE

"YOU SEEN THE JESUS, DIPPED IN H-CLASSES, ICE PROJECT OFF LIGHT, CHICK FLASHES BLIND YOUR BROKE ASSES, EVEN GOT ROCKS IN BEARDS AND MUSTACHES" -"I LOVE THE DOUGH" ART BY MARK WEAVER

"AND BRUISED UP FROM THE PISTOL WHIPPING. …

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