He maintained a 4.0 grade point average at Queen of All Saints Middle School.
He was often called by his nicknames: The King of New York, The Black Frank White, Big Poppa, Frankie Baby, and B.I.
He has a song featuring R. Kelly entitled "F---ing You Tonight". The first verse was re-used as the main rap verse by Notorious B.I.G. in R & B singer Ashanti's "Unfoolish".
His song "Big Poppa" Samples "Between The Sheets" by The Isley Brothers. This sample was used nearly a decade later after "Big Poppa" for Gwen Stefani's "Luxurious".
He was only alive for the release of one of his albums Ready to Die.
When he died he was signed to Puff Daddy's (now known as Diddy) label Bad Boy Records.
He apparently had 5 albums worth of songs in his head when he was killed.
He is the only singer to ever have two posthumous #1 hits with "Hypnotize" and "Mo Money Mo Problems".
In 1993, he signed his first record deal with Uptown Records.
He is one of the first MCs ever to successfully bridge the gap between commercial and underground success.
In 1996, he shattered his leg in a car accident which forced him to use a cane for the rest of his life.
Many have dubbed him the "King of New York."
He was named Lyricist of the Year by The Source magazine in 1995.
His first single was Party and Bullshit.
He attended George Westinghouse High School along with musicians Jay-Z and Busta Rhymes.
Even though he only released 2 records, he is still considered one of the best artists.
He dropped out of school when he was 17 and became a drug dealer.
He attended Westinghouse High School.
He has a father, George, and a mother, Loretta. George left the family after he was born.
He was a drug dealer in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
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