Most stylish moment: His all-tan ensemble in the video for "What You Want"

Even in death, Biggie ruled 1997, but the next year Mase finally hit his own stride. At the end of the year prior, he dropped his chart-topping debut, Harlem World and the hit singles from the album stretched well into 1998. Puffy (or maybe his stylist) is probably the brains behind the so-called "shiny suits" that ruled in videos like "Mo Money Mo Problems," but Mase is the only person whoever really rocked the look well, supplementing it with his own Harlem touches: white-on-white Air Force 1s, a backwards fitted, a Jesus piece, and that undeniable swagger. Mase's Children of the Corn crewmate Cam'ron would revive the look years later, swapping the shiny tin-foil fabrics for bright pink animal skins.

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