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Verses To Live By: The Notorious B.I.G.’s 23 Greatest Lines  was originally published on boom92houston.com

1. The Notorious B.I.G. – “Juicy”

“We used to fuss when the landlord dissed us / No heat, wonder why Christmas missed us / Birthdays was the worst days / Now we sip champagne when we thirsty.” – The Notorious B.I.G.

2. Super Cat feat. The Notorious B.I.G. – “Dolly My Baby (Remix”

“I see you shivering / Check the flavor Biggie Smalls is delivering / Lyrical lyricist flowing lyrics out my larynx.” – The Notorious B.I.G.

3. The Notorious B.I.G. – “Mo Money Mo Problems”

“B-I-G P-O-P-P-A / No info for the DEA / Federal agents mad cause I’m flagrant / Tap my cell and the phone in the basement.” – The Notorious B.I.G.

4. The Notorious B.I.G. – “Big Poppa”

“I got more mack than Craig and in the bed / Believe me sweetie, I got enough to feed the needy / No need to be greedy, I got mad friends with Benzes.” – The Notorious B.I.G.

5. The Notorious B.I.G. – “Party & Bullshit”

“Lounging black, smoking sacks up in Ac’s and Sidekicks / With my sidekicks rocking fly kicks.” – The Notorious B.I.G.

6. The Notorious B.I.G. – “Who Shot Ya”

The Notorious B.I.G. – “Who Shot Ya”

“Who shot ya? / Seperate the weak from the obsolete / Hard to creep them Brooklyn streets.” – The Notorious B.I.G.

7. Unbelievable – Biggie (Original Version)

“Live from Bedford Stuyvesant / The Livest one / Representing BK to the fullest / Gats I pull it bastards ducking when Big be bucking.” – The Notorious B.I.G.

8. Bone Thugs-n-Harmony feat. The Notorious B.I.G. – “Notorious Thugs”

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony feat. The Notorious B.I.G. – “Notorious Thugs”

“Armed and dangerous / Ain’t too many can bang with us / Straight up weed, no angel dust / Label us Notorious / Thug ass niggaz that love to bust, it’s strange to us.” – The Notorious B.I.G.

9. The Notoroius B.I.G. – “Sky’s The Limit”

“Getting larger in waists and tastes / Ain’t no telling where this felon is heading, just in case / Keep a shell at the tip of your melon, clear the space / Your brain was a terrible thing to waste.” – The Notorious B.I.G.

10. The Notorious B.I.G. – “Machine Gun Funk”

“Sticks and stones break bones, but the gat’ll kill you quicker / Especially when I’m drunk off the liquor.” – The Notorious B.I.G.

11. The Notorious B.I.G. feat. 112 – “Miss U”

“We work all week, weekends we play the movies / We rock flatops, our girls rocked doobies / Made a killin’, even though the D’s knew me / Eventually, you know they try to do me.” – The Notorious B.I.G.

12. The Notorious B.I.G. – Freestyle At MSG

The Notorious B.I.G. – Freestyle At MSG

“I got 7 Mac-11’s / About eight 38s / Nine 9s, 10 Mac Tens / The shit never ends / You can’t touch my riches / Even if you had MC Hammer and them 357 bitches.” – The Notorious B.I.G.

13. The Notorious feat. Method Man – “The What”

“Excuse me, flows just grow through me / Like trees to branches, cliffs to avalanches / It’s the praying mantis, deep like the mind of Farrakhan.” – The Notorious B.I.G.

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“I never felt that way in my life / It didn’t take long before I made you my wife / Got no rings and shit, just my main squeeze / Comin’ to the crib, even had a set a keys.” – The Notorious B.I.G.

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Here’s one of Biggies first ever recorded freestyles.

16. The Notorious B.I.G – “Everyday Struggle”

“But they don’t know about your stress-filled day / Baby on the way, mad bills to pay / That’s why you drink Tanqueray, so you can reminisce / And wish you wasn’t living so devilish, shit” – The Notorious B.I.G.

17. The Notorious B.I.G. – “Victory”

The Notorious B.I.G. – “Victory”

“Rhyme a few bars so I can buy a few cars / Then I kick a few flows so I can pimp a few hoes / Excellence is my presence never tense / Never hesitant leave a nigga bent real quick.” – The Notorious B.I.G.

18. Busta Rhymes feat. The Notorious B.I.G. – “Modern Day Gangstas” [Unreleased]

“Catch my drift, or catch my four-fifth lift / At least six inches, above project fences.” – The Notorious B.I.G.

19. The Notorious B.I.G. – “I Got A Story To Tell”

“Her brain racin, she’s tellin me to stay patient / She don’t know I’m, cool as a fan / Gat in hand, I don’t wanna blast her man / But I can and I will though / I probably chill though / Even though situation lookin kinda ill yo.” – The Notorious B.I.G.

20. The Notorious B.I.G. – “Gimme The Loot”

“My man Inf left a Tec and a 9 at my crib / Turned his self in, he had to do a bid / A 1-to-3, he be home the end of ’93.” – The Notorious B.I.G.