10 Great Forgotten Notorious B.I.G. Verses

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

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Neneh Cherry, "Buddy X (Falcon & Fabian Remix)" (1993)

This odd pairing with the avant-pop artist best known for "Buffalo Stance" was made when Biggie Smalls was still unknown outside of New York industry circles. "He was not really at all blown up," Cherry reminisced during an interview with Complex magazine. "We went and picked him up in Bed-Stuy … he was standing on the stoop wearing head-to-toe camouflage with one of his homeboys." Though he was a novice at the time, Biggie dropped one of his vintage sweet-and-sour bumrushes: "Butt naked/You know you love it when I lick it."

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