She was once in the midst of a court case that had the LAPD on the ropes, and the book, Biggie, pulls no punches either. When it comes to defending the memory of her late son, Voletta Wallace is one tough mother. Better watch your mouth. Click the image above to read the original article Hey Mama from XXL magazines April 2006 issue.

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