10 Great Forgotten Notorious B.I.G. Verses

Biggie passed away 20 years ago today. Celebrate his legacy with these slept-on tracks

R. Kelly, "(You To Be) Be Happy" (1995)

R. Kelly frequently appeared in Biggie's work. Kelly's sampled voice from "Your Body's Calling" formed the hook on "Unbelievable," a standout cut from Ready to Die. For his 1995 self-titled album, Biggie wrote some personal verses that appeared to reference his failing marriage with Faith Evans. "I made you, why would I play you?" In his 2014 autobiography Soulacoaster, Kelly praised Biggie's talent. "Biggie was a lyrical genius, he was a musical painter with words," he wrote.


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