On this day 20 years ago, The Notorious B.I.G was murdered on the corner of Wilshire BLVD in Los Angeles leaving the world shocked.
However, his music still lives on to this day and is influencing DJs and producers from all around the world.
To commemorate the savior of East Coast Hip-Hop, we’ve put together four of our favourite sampled Biggie Smalls tunes.
Amine Edge & Dance – Going To Heaven With The Goodie-Goodies
Pre G house era, Amine Edge & Dance track that introduced them as a big played in the house scene from 2012.
Sampled the classic Biggie track ‘Suicidal Thoughts’.
Gel Abril & Andrea Oliva – Scene
Released on Luciano’s ‘Cadenza’ records back in 2012 which samples Biggie vocals from ‘Sky is the limit’ amongst others.
Jess & Crabbe – The Big Booya
“F*ck’em all day, F*ck’em all night”
French house track from 1999 which samples Biggie – Nasty Boy and the added old school French House touch to it.
Doctor Dru & Adana Twins – Juicy fruits
Technically doesn’t sample Biggie but samples Mtume – Juicy Fruits which was famously sampled for one of the most well known Biggie tracks ‘Juicy’.