March 9th, 2013. Today, marks 16 years since we lost The Notorious B.I.G. , but his legacy lives on forever. Biggie’s presence is always felt in hip-hop and we’ll continue to celebrate his music and life. On Monday, Hot97.com and BET.com will debuting a special freestyle tribute to BIG featuring Lil Cease, N.O.R.E., Joell Ortiz, Maino, Uncle Murda, Fred Da Godson and Joey Bada$$. Hot 97′s Mister Cee will be on the wheels of steel. As you look back on Frank White’s career today, check out these classic moments caught on tape.

Check out classic Biggie videos, rare interviews and performances and more after the jump…

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An original Biggie Cassette 

(via RobStone)

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One of BIG’s early NYC rap parties

(via Miss Info)


“Juicy”


“Warning”


“Big Poppa”


“One More Chance”


“Get Money”


“Only You”


“Hypnotize”


Rare Biggie interview from ’95


Biggie and Tupac


Biggie and Jay-Z


BIG’s last performance in LA


Biggie performs on MTV’s The Grind


BIG shines at The Apollo

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