Christopher George Latore Wallace, a.k.a. The Notorious B.I.G., will be recognized in the next issue of XXL magazine. This year marks 15 years since the rapper was brutally murdered.Â BlackCelebKidsÂ reportsÂ in addition to honoring Notorious, XXL will also reflect on the headway that hip-hop made in the year 1997. According to many experts in the music industry 1997 was by far the most successful year within the hip-hop arena. The magazine will explore the progresses and failures of the industry during this time through an essay.
Biggieâ€™s daughter â€“ Tâ€™yanna and her motherâ€“Jan, spoke to the hosts of NYCâ€™sâ€“Hot 97 to talk about the Hip-Hop legend, as March 9th will mark the 15th anniversary of his death.
On where she was, when she found out Biggie had died:
â€œI was home, in my house..I had thrown a lil Soul Train partyâ€¦.I had spoken to him, a couple hours beforeâ€¦.It was kinda surreal to meâ€¦â€
Watch the entire interview after the jumpâ€¦
On what their relationship was at the time of his death:
â€œFriends is not a strong enough wordâ€¦It was more than just thatâ€¦â€
On if â€˜Notoriousâ€™ was an accurate portrayal of B.I.G. and his life:
â€œI would say 75%â€¦some of the things that were insinuated werenâ€™t trueâ€¦I wasnâ€™t teen when I had my daughterâ€¦.I was 22, he was 21â€¦it wasnâ€™t a fly-by-night thingâ€¦.â€
On what her relationship was like when B.I.G. was married to Faith:
â€œI was not cool w/ Faithâ€¦..She didnâ€™t get integrated into the relationship yetâ€¦â€
On what their relationship is like now with Faith:
â€œI call her my wife-in-lawâ€¦everything is cool. It feels so naturalâ€¦â€
On Tâ€™yannaâ€™s feelings about Faith:
â€œSheâ€™s just my step-mom. Itâ€™s not an awkward thing. CJ is 15â€¦I was on set w/ him when he was filming..â€
Watch the interview belowâ€¦
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Could they be any more bold?
My oh my Biggie’s daughter is ugly. Here I was thinking Bobbi Christina was ugly.
@@@ Leslie Mandana….I don’t think either of them are ugly. Oh just because they are not made up looking like little whores, they look like average teenagers to me. That was just plain mean of you!
No they are not ugly (Biggie’s daughter & Bobbi-Kris) very far from it.
i agree wit bliss and black beauty..that was very mean of u to say leslie mandanan…why u take the time out to be so mean..b/c thier skin is light..beauty comes frm within….again that was not nice…at all they r not ugly