Big L

Big L

Big L, was an American rapper. Coleman was born and raised in Harlem, New York, where he started his rap career with Three the Hard Way. He founded the group Children of the Corn and was a member of the Diggin' in the Crates Crew before pursuing a solo career. On February 15, 1999, Coleman was killed by an unknown assailant in a drive-by shooting in his hometown of Harlem.

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This Day In Rap History: Harlem Rapper Big L Was Fatally Shot

This Day In Rap History: Harlem Rapper Big L Was Fatally Shot

Harlem rapper Big L was gunned down near his home on this day in rap history.

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Lafayette Celebrates Ninth Anniversary With Big L-Inspired Tees In Collaboration With Acapulco Gold

One of Hip-Hop's greats gets some love.

Pour Out Some Liquor: Hip-Hop's 25 Greatest Memorial Songs

Pour Out Some Liquor: Hip-Hop's 25 Greatest Memorial Songs

Gone but not forgotten.

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The 50 Best Radio Freestyles

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The 30 Greatest Hip-Hop Demos

Before the days of Myspace pages, your favorite rappers passed these out.

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