Faith Evans keeps the memory of The Notorious B.I.G. alive and stronger than ever with the collaborative LP, The King & I. The duets album, pairs the R&B songstress with her late husband and rap icon, repurposing verses and lost reference tracks from the King of NY. Lead by the song “NYC” featuring Jadakiss, the 25-song LP features guest appearances by Biggie’s mother (Voletta Wallace), The LOX, Lil’ Kim, Lil’ Cease, Busta Rhymes, 112 and Kevin McCall. DJ Premier, Just Blaze, Salaam Remi, Stevie J and Chucky Thompson also lead an all-star cast of producers.

I remember telling Ms. Wallace [Biggie’s mother] that one day it would be really dope if I could do something similar to Natalie and Nat King Cole’s ‘Unforgettable’,” said Faith to Billboard earlier this year. “Knowing the love that B.I.G. had for [daughter Tyanna] and Ceejay [his son with Evans, Christopher Wallace Jr.], I feel it’s my duty to uphold and extend his legacy, especially his musical contributions. This project is my creative reflection of the love we had and the bond we will always have.”

Out now on iTunes, stream The King & I below.

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Faith Evans and The Notorious B.I.G. – The King & I (Tracklisting):

1. “A Billion”
2. “Legacy”
3. “Beautiful (Interlude)”
4. “Can’t Get Enough”
5. “Don’t Test Me”
6. “Big / Faye (Interlude)” (Feat. Jamal Woolard)
7. “Tryna Get By”
8. “The Reason”
9. “I Don’t Want It” (Feat. Lil’ Cease)
10. “I Got Married (Interlude)” (Feat. Mama Wallace)
11. “Wife Commandments”
12. “We Just Clicked (Interlude)” (Feat. Mama Wallace)
13. “A Little Romance”
14. “The Baddest (Interlude)”
15. “Fool for You”
16. “Crazy (Interlude)” (Feat. 112 & Mama Wallace)
17. “Got Me Twisted”
18. “When We Party” (Feat. Snoop Dogg)
19. “Somebody Knows” (Feat. Busta Rhymes)
20. “Take Me There” (Feat. Sheek Louch & Styles P)
21. “One in the Same”
22. “I Wish (Interlude)” (Feat. Kevin McCall & Chyna Tahjere)
23. “Lovin You for Life” (Feat. Lil’ Kim)
24. “NYC” (Feat. Jadakiss)
25. “It Was Worth It”

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