Let’s be honest, the Notorious B.I.G. is one of the best rappers to ever bless the microphone. Frank White was your quintessential rapper. The reason he was revered by many was because of his renowned lyricism. He was synonymous with style and grace. His astute lyricism and storytelling abilities catapulted him into legendary status. You wanted a party banger? “Big Poppa” was your remedy to help get the party lit. You needed something inspirational? “Juicy” and “Sky is The Limit” were your go-to bangers. If you wanted something for the ladies, you would probably play “One More Chance.” Big’s immaculate track record is one to marvel at. Whether he was dishing sports metaphors or even schooling everyone on how to sport Timbs, Big always had a story to tell.
From Jay Z to Nas to Fabolous to Wu-Tang and Raekwon, New York rappers reveled at the legacy of Biggie because he was everything that they wanted to be. Name a rapper today who wasn’t touched by his lyrics. Name an athlete today who didn’t gush at his lyrical prowess. I mean, who else do you know would get in the booth with Shaq and lay down a classic record in “Can’t Stop The Reign?” The love for B.I.G. is ubiquitous, especially in the sports world. Even today, the new school of rappers like Joey Bada$$ and Action Bronson pay homage to the great one because they know their history. LBJ and Kevin Durant pay homage because they know how impactful Biggie was.
Champs Sports decided to show love to Biggie on his born day and ruminate on some of his best sports lyrics that still resonate to this day. Here are the Notorious B.I.G. Sports Lyrics That Still Make Perfect Sense.
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