Notorious BIG’s wrongful death suit has finally been dismissed and we can finally let the rapper rest in peace. It’s been 13 years since BIG was shot dead in Los Angeles at the age of 24. While his murder has never been solved, his mother Voletta Wallace filed a lawsuit against LA city officials and the LAPD in 2002, blaming them for her son’s death. She won the case in 2006 and was awarded $1.1 million by US District Judge Florence-Marie Cooper. However, the ruling was overturned when it was revealed that the Wallace family had withheld info from the court. After several hearings, federal court Judge Jacqueline Nguyen dismissed the lawsuit last week.
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Lil Kim recently spoke to RapRadar.com and claimed that she hears dead people – particularly the Notorious BIG. The female rapper said “I’m a very spiritual person and he’s come to me many of times in my dreams… at the end of the day, he knows who’s who and what’s what. Believe that. And let me tell you something, the way he’s feeling is going to come out. Like, trust me. Everything is going to come out later. You’re going to see who he really loved and the ones that’s standing up for him the right way is the ones representing him the right way.” Someone needs to lay off the gas fumes to save the only brain cell she has left. I doubt Biggie would talk to her from beyond just because she’s still bitter over the casting of ‘Notorious’.
Beyonce Knowles and hubby Jay-Z hit the premiere of ‘Notorious’ at the AMC Lincoln Square in New York City last week. The movie is a biopic about rapper The Notorious BIG. The movie is about the rapper’s rise from the streets of Brooklyn to become one of the most influential hip hop artists of all time. BIG was a gifted storyteller; his narratives about violent life on the streets were told with a gritty, objective realism that won him enormous respect and credibility. His stories were universal and gave a voice to his generation. The movie opens everywhere this coming Friday, January 16.