logo
Getty Images |  youtube.com/Netflix
Getty Images | youtube.com/Netflix

Notorious B.I.G.'s Mom Once Revealed She Did Not Cry at His Funeral

Dayna Remus
Jun 11, 2021
02:50 P.M.

"Biggie Small's" mother couldn't seem to cry at the East Coast icon's funeral; However, even though she wasn't a fan of it when he was alive, his music brought her to tears from his grave.

Advertisement

"There are no origins from what rap planet this guy came from," Diddy says in a Netflix special about Notorious B.I.G. This statement rings true, the rapper remaining in the heart of hip-hop culture to this day.

Outside of his public cult-following, a family remains behind, still grieving the loss of someone more than just a rapper to them. One of them, his mother, Voletta Wallace (64), opened up about her son's death.

A wax figure of Christopher 'Biggie Smalls' Wallace on display in Times Square on October 25, 2007 in New York. | Photo: Getty Images

A wax figure of Christopher 'Biggie Smalls' Wallace on display in Times Square on October 25, 2007 in New York. | Photo: Getty Images

A MUSICAL REMEDY

Wallace said that although she loved him dearly, she struggled to cry at her son's funeral, devoid of tears. It wasn't until she listened to his album "Life After Death" that she was brought to her knees, she expressed:

Advertisement

“I cried so much that day just listening to the music. I remember I sat, I stood. I rested my head on the stereo and I just cried like a baby."

Before the rap icon passed, Wallace didn't pay much attention to his music, even having referred to it as "noise." Biggie himself discouraged her from listening to his music.

Advertisement

A TRAGIC DEATH

Beyond his talent as an MC, Christopher Wallace was by all known accounts a brilliant child. The rhythmical poet was already writing in elementary school.

Many believed that both Biggie and Diddy were involved in Tupac's death.

In an infamous incident, Notorious B.I.G.'s musical talent, and intellectual potential were cut short. On March 9, 1997, he was shot four times at a red by a mysterious individual in a black Chevy, which led to his death.

Advertisement

WALLACE SPEAKS OUT

Many theories surround "Big Poppa's" passing on March 9, 1997, some linking it to a rivalry between him and Tupac and others purporting that the shooter was actually after Diddy. His mother claimed:

"I have a very good idea who murdered Christopher and I genuinely believe that the LAPD know exactly who did too."

Wallace is perplexed and doesn't understand why the department hasn't cuffed the alleged involved parties. She believes that someone is being protected, preventing the gavel of justice from slamming down.

Advertisement

VENGEANCE FOR TUPAC

A retired FBI agent, Phil Carson, claims that Amir Muhammad executed the 24-year-old artist. He purportedly did so in exchange for payment from Death Row Records founder Marion “Suge” Knight.

Carson, who was on the case for two years, alleges that the bullets were meant for Diddy. Biggie's death occurred six months after Tupac, who was signed to Death Row Records, was also fatally shot.

Advertisement

Many believe that both Biggie and Diddy were involved in Tupac's death. Underlying all this was an ongoing hip-hip coastal feud; Biggie from the East and Tupac from the West were already engaged in a strained relationship.

Diddy was the founder of Bad Boy's Records, the East-coast version of Knight's Death Row Records. The Netflix special on Biggie reveals his last interview where he pleads for an end to the coastal rivalry.

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

King Charles’ Ex-mistress Fell Out of Window & Died Months after Princess Diana – Inside His Personal Relationships

February 07, 2024

How Paul Walker Would Look Today If Not for Tragic High-Speed Car Accident: Photos via AI

February 06, 2024

King Charles' Nephew Peter Phillips, 46, Debuts New Partner, a Nurse, Igniting Public Reaction: Photos & Details

May 20, 2024

Princess Beatrice's Ex Found Dead in Hotel at 41: Details

April 25, 2024

Jay Leno and His Wife Mavis Make Red Carpet Appearance Together with a Rare Interview

May 01, 2024

'Pins & Needles': Prince Had Severe Pain in His Hands & Looked 'Frail' before He Died in an Elevator at 57

February 07, 2024

7 Young Royal Men Deemed Hot and Handsome – Photos

May 20, 2024

Alan Jackson's Son-in-Law Died at 28 after an Accident – What Happened That Tragic Day

February 12, 2024

5 Forgotten Teen Idols – Inside the Lives of Celebrities Now Far from the Spotlight

May 05, 2024

11 Missing Teeth, Sewn-on Wig and Scars: What Whitney Houston's Autopsy Disclosed about Her

May 20, 2024

I Saw a Delivery Man on My Doorbell Camera and It Shattered My Whole Life

April 11, 2024

'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Actor Richard Lewis Dies at Home – Cause of Death Revealed

March 04, 2024

Dr. Dre’s Homeless Daughter Lived in Car & Asked for Help While He Donated $70M to University Where Another Daughter Studies

March 21, 2024

Clint Eastwood Made Fans Sad with His ‘Untidy’ & ‘Unrecognizable’ Look – What Is Happening in His Life Now?

April 18, 2024