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Rappers and musicians from Jay-Z to 50 Cent owe a huge debt to the Notorious B.I.G., who was killed 15 years ago.
Rappers Biggie Influenced
The Notorious B.I.G.'s presence is still felt 15 years after he died at age 24 in Los Angeles. His silky flow and crafty lyrics became a blueprint for a generation of rappers. Most rappers today would say that he influenced them in one way or another, but here are 10 artists who were most influenced by Biggie Smalls.