Big L’s 14 Hardest Punchlines
At the mere age of 24, Big L was fatally gunned down in the city he repped since day one, Harlem. While his murder remains unsolved, the rapper’s legacy continues to loom larger each day. A master with the punchlines, a vivid storyteller and all in all one of the greatest lyricists to ever touch the mic, XXL takes a moment to reflect on the life of Big L. Now that it’s been 14 years since his unwelcomed passing, we line up 14 of his hardest verses ever.
“The crown is still mine cause I drop ill rhymes…” R.I.P. L