Notorious B.I.G.’s Childhood Apartment Retailing For $725K


Even though he called it “my one-room shack” in his monster hit “Juicy,” it looks like the Notorious B.I.G.’s childhood apartment has changed drastically since he left it, as the rap legend’s former residence is currently up for sale.

Located at 22 James St. in Brooklyn, Biggie’s childhood apartment is currently retailing for $725,000. The Clinton Hill condo features three bedrooms, an office and a den area – all products of renovations over the years.

“You must be kidding, I am [aware this was Biggie's apartment],” said listing agent Judith Lief. “I don’t really know yet what impact, if any, [Biggie's history] will have on the sale. I think it’ll be notable, but I don’t know if novelty translates to a purchase.”

Check out pics of the apartment below.


[via NYMag]

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  • happy_go_lucky

    Big’s apartment was never a “one room shack”. His mom had a Master’s degree. He was exaggerating his background.

    • Jay Ralph

      We don’t know where they lived before they got there. It didn’t say he was born there. If he did exaggerate he’s not the only rapper to do so.

  • Your Mother

    a nig is a nig is a nig

  • John Laker

    Not a bad deal, just go outside and you have access to any drugs you need. There is a crack dealer next door for convenience