B.I.G. was down for Junior M.A.F.I.A. to the highest degree--takin' them from the hood to Hollywood. Now he's gone and the crew that rode his back to the top of the charts must start all over again. Click the image above to read the original article Second Childhood from XXL magazine's April 2002 issue.

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