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In 1990, he was arrested on a violation of his probation. A year later, Wallace was arrested in North Carolina for dealing crack cocaine. Born as Christopher Wallace on May 21, 1972, in Brooklyn, New York, Biggie Smalls, also known as Notorious B. His 1994 debut album, Ready to Die, was a smash hit, and his long-running feud with fellow rapper, Tupac Shakur, helped to shape his career. Christopher George Latore Wallace (May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997), better known by his stage names The Notorious B. G., Biggie or Biggie Smalls, was an American rapper. On March 9, 1997, Wallace was killed by an unknown assailant in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles. album charts and was certified Diamond in 2000, one of the few hip hop albums to receive this certification. Wallace was noted for his “loose, easy flow”, dark semi-autobiographical lyrics and storytelling abilities. A., Conspiracy and coastal feud 1.4 1996: More arrests, Tupac Shakur’s death and second child 1.5 1997: Life After Death and car accident 2 Death 2.1 March 1997 shooting 2.2 Murder case 2.3 Lawsuits 2.3.1 Wrongful death claim 2.3.2 Defamation 3 Posthumous career 4 Musical style 4.1 Themes and lyrical content 5 Legacy 5.1 Biopic 6 Discography 7 Awards and nominations 7.1 Billboard Music Awards 7.2 Grammy Awards 7.3 MTV Video Music Awards 7.4 Soul Train Music Awards 7.5 The Source Awards 8 References 9 Further reading 10 External links Life and career 1972–94: Early life, arrests, career beginnings and first child Born in St. He started experimenting with music as a teenager and, not long after, befriended Sean “Puffy” Combs. While recording his second album, Wallace was heavily involved in the growing East Coast/West Coast hip hop feud. David Puente AC360° Producer Get this - about half of all Americans count themselves as fans of the King of Pop. It might seem right now like everyone's a Michael Jackson fan.But it turns out there are big gender, generation, ethnic and even political gaps when it comes to who admires Michael Jackson.