XXL Staff Picks Their Favorite Notorious B.I.G. Songs of All Time

“Respect”

“The hardest beat he ever rapped over, and did it when his voice still had the raw, hungry lisp of his pre-fame youth.”—Dave Bry, Features Editor

  • mistah dub

    so many classics spread across a short time fuck Suge Knight and Pookie Williams for the hit on Big and fuck Puffy, Keefe D and Orlando Anderson for the hit on Pac I wish they both could breathe to save hip hop from the watered down b.s. it has turned into Thank god for Kendrick and others

  • http://twitter.com/thaNorthStarMN thaNorthStar.com

    too bad diddy had to ruin so many by being on all of em

  • http://twitter.com/thaNorthStarMN thaNorthStar.com

    they should release a version of each album without any of diddy’s vocals so we can enjoy biggie w/out diddy’s lame @$$

  • dreconsay

    going back to cali??

  • traum247.com

    I miss B.I.G.

  • NORM BATEZ

    Whoa whoa whoa, NO 10 CRACK COMMANDMENTS?! good list though, guys! I like how multiple people said “Gimme The Loot” that’s in the top 3 Biggie songs for me.