by Notorious B.I.G.
The baby on the cover, a model hired for the job, turned 18 and graduated from high school in 2011.
Biggie's alter-ego, Frank White, was the protagonist in the 1990 crime film "King of New York."
Biggie himself points out in a few songs that he was a picked-on "fat kid" before he became a famous rapper. In most of his publicity, though, Biggie's size (6'3" and 300 lbs) appears to be a part of his confidence.
Celebrity art portraits can be boring—or, as in this case, they can be awesome.
Biggie lived with his mom until he was 20, and loved her more than the world according to all accounts.
Before the explosion of a manufactured rivalry between the two, Biggie and Tupac were friends. Biggie's associates continue to express respect and love for 'Pac in interviews.
We've got it on our computer screen… why shouldn't you?