#31. The Notorious B.I.G. (ego trip, 1997)


Issue: March 1997
Art Direction: Christine Schaar
Photography: Shawn Mortensen

After Biggie's car crash he adopted the use of a cane as both a necessary rehabilitation device and a pimpish affectation. This ego trip flick, which ran posthumously, captures a casual Big Poppa just hanging out with his Timbs untied (he definitely ain't trying to run). Looking at this photo it's easy to imagine Big as being in a good place before he was taken from us.