The Notorious BIG - 20th death anniversary

Thursday 9th March 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Christopher Wallace, aka The Notorious B.I.G.

He was tragically killed in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles on March 9, 1997. He was shot four times, and died in hospital at 1.15am.

The Notorious B.I.G, also known as Biggie Smalls, was known as one of the most influential rappers of all time.

From his lyrical genius to his vibrant Coogi sweaters, Biggie Smalls was a standout MC and a true icon. It’s not hard to see why so many creatives honor the late legend with their art.

We’ve rounded up several artworks that celebrate one of the greatest rappers to ever live.