The 100 Best Opening Lines in Rap History, Part 1: 100 - 51

88. "I was a terror since the public school era/Bathroom passes, cutting classes, squeezing asses." - The Notorious B.I.G.

Song: "Party and Bullshit" (1993)
Album: Who's The Man (Soundtrack)

Biggie always had a knack for relating his coolness right back to his childhood. In this track—his first post-"Flava" remix joint, his first real hit—Biggie started out by letting everyone know that he has been and always will be the same guy, a lowercase-b bad boy since practically birth, until the day he went capital-B Bad Boy, which is when you're hearing him. To that end: Even entry level juvenile trouble is still trouble, and trouble worth smiling over, every time.

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