Notorious B.I.G + The xx
The Notorious B.I.G.'s potent lyrics and the XX's mesmerizing melodies come together to create an album of pure genius. Christopher George Latore Wallace, or Biggie Smalls, was the representative of the East Coast, born and bred in Brooklyn. Shot to death in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles on March 9th 1997, he was named the third best MC of all time by MTV.