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The Source |Lil Kim, Junior M.A.F.I.A., Fat Joe And More Celebrate Biggie’s 50th Birthday In NYC

The rainy weather didn’t keep Brooklyn and the rest of the New York from showing up and showing out for the exclusive, black-tie Notorious B.I.G. 50th Birthday Gala. Last weekend, the city’s biggest influencers and tastemakers were all on hand the bring in what would’ve been Biggie’s 50th born day(May 21). Sponsored by Pepsi and put on by the Christopher Wallace Estate, Manhattan’s Guastavino’s was the locale of the prestigious bday bash for the game’s most celebrated emcee, which drew celebs from all facets of urban entertainment.

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B.I.G.’s real friends, family and diehard supporters were in attendance for this second annual event. Everyone impactful in his career was in attendance; from his original Brooklyn family/crew, Lil’ Kim , Lil Cease and Junior M.A.F.I.A., to his extended family in the Hip Hop community, including Fat Joe and Sway Calloway, who conducted Biggie’s last radio interview just four days before he was killed in Los Angeles on March 9, 1997.

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The night began with an exclusive full course dinner while a live band called The Frank White Experience played some of Biggie’s most revered hits, which preceded some of his “Notorious” hits being played in digital format by none other than HOT 97’s DJ Enuff for the capacity crowd to enjoy. A large ice sculpture with the letters “B.I.G.”graced the stairs to the entrance of the upper level gala, where many of the attendees took their “I was there” pics.

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Some of the other notables who came through to show Biggie sone Brooklyn love include Biggie’s children T’Yanna and C.J. Wallace, Havoc of Mobb Deep, Smif N’ Wessun, Caesar Emanuel of Black Ink, Karliee Redd of Love And Hip Hop ,Don Pooh, Bri Steeves, Coodie (director of Kanye West’s Jeen-Yus documentary}, Lil Kim’s business partner Alyi V, marketing guru Greg Walker, entertainment attorney/The Source Magazine owner Londell McMillian and countless others.

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Performances included a set by Lil Kim and Junior M.A.F.I.A., including a “Quiet Storm” cameo with Kim and Havoc. The surprise of the night was watching “Lil Biggie” Christopher “C.J.” Wallace perform his one of his father’s premiere hits, “One More Chance”, as the crowd felt the spirit of Biggie through his only son.

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22May
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JAY-Z, Diddy Pay Tribute to Notorious B.I.G. on 50th Birthday

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Yo Gotti Goes on $1.2. Million Birthday Spending Spree, 2 New Rolls Royces

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Prince William Breaks Ice with Harry by Wishing Archie Happy Birthday

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05May
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Yo Gotti Announces Birthday Bash 8 for July 15 in Memphis

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India Royale Flexes $111K Birthday Gift From Lil Durk: Watch

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21Apr
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The Source |Happy Birthday To Killer Mike!

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12Apr
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Summer Walker Gets Love Note From Lvrd Pharoh For Her Birthday

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11Apr
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Khloé Kardashian Celebrates True’s 4th Birthday With A Cat Themed Party

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04Apr
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Young M.A Celebrates 30th Birthday With Casino-Themed Soirée

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2 Chainz, Nene Leakes & More Attend Shaquille O’Neal’s 50th Birthday Bash

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Chris Brown Does Impromptu Performance At Friend’s Birthday Party

Play video content Chris Brown couldn’t pass up an impromptu performance … taking the mic at his friend’s birthday bash to sing one of his hits! Chris was a guest at the party of Umar...

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Post Malone Wishes Fan with Autism Happy 21st Birthday

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07Mar
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Shaquille O’Neal Shuts Down Miami Hotspot For Huge 50th Birthday Party

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28Feb
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Christina Milian Pens Sweet Message To Daughter Violet On Her 12th Birthday

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Farrah Abraham Defends Daughter’s Nose Piercing for 13th Birthday

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21Feb
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Drake and The Weeknd Reunite at Birthday Party

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08Feb
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The Source |Happy 55th Birthday Kid Capri! Celebrates With Album Release Featuring Daughter Vina

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05Feb
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Oscar De La Hoya Spends Birthday Handing Out Meals To Critically Ill People

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19Jan
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Betty White Birthday Challenge Raises Thousands, Dog Gets Life Saving Surgery

The Betty White Challenge raised tens of thousands of dollars for animals in need — and probably even more — and one dog, in particular, is getting the ultimate benefit … a new lease on...