Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

by The Notorious B.I.G.The Notorious B.I.G.


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Released to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Notorious B.I.G.'s death, Greatest Hits places the two "collaborate with a dead legend" albums -- 1999's Born Again and 2005's Duets: The Final Chapter -- on equal ground with Ready to Die and Life After Death, the two landmark albums Biggie released while he was on the planet. Anthologizing one of the most compelling figures in hip-hop history seems like a right thing to do. Basing such a release around four albums that are greatly divided between essential and inessential, however, amounts to something of a mess. Two obscurities are used where it would've made much more sense to select "Mo Money, Mo Problems" and "Going Back to Cali," two of the biggest hits not included on this disc, and it's really off-balance to include three tracks from Born Again when only one more is pulled directly from Ready to Die. Longtime fans need not go near this; the same goes for beginners, who should reach for Ready to Die.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/20/2007
Label: Imports
UPC: 0075678999147
catalogNumber: 1054868
Rank: 20226

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Notorious B.I.G.   Primary Artist

Technical Credits

Ernie Isley   Composer
Chris Jasper   Composer
Andy Armer   Composer
Sean "Puffy" Combs   Composer
Marvin Isley   Composer
O'Kelly Isley   Composer
Ronald Isley   Composer
Rudolph Isley   Composer
Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie   Composer
Anthony Henderson   Composer
Brandon Casey   Composer
Brian Casey   Composer
Ron "Amen-Ra" Lawrence   Composer
Christopher Wallace   Composer
Randy Alpert   Composer
Leroy Watson   Composer
Cornell Haynes   Composer
Steven Jordan   Composer
Steven Howse   Composer
Bryon McCane   Composer

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