The Notorious B.I.G. United States

The best album credited to The Notorious B.I.G. is Ready To Die which is ranked number 310 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 5,913.

The Notorious B.I.G. is ranked number 294 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 6,859.

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The Notorious B.I.G. best albums

The following albums by The Notorious B.I.G. are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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1994
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1997
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1999
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2009
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2019
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Total albums: 7. Page 1 of 1

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The Notorious B.I.G. bestography composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 0 0%
1960s 0 0%
1970s 0 0%
1980s 0 0%
1990s 3 0%
2000s 3 0%
2010s 1 0%
2020s 0 0%
Compilation? Albums %
No 4 57%
Yes 3 43%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 6 86%
Yes 1 14%

The Notorious B.I.G. best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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1.
Rating: 91 (230 votes)Comments: 4
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Rating: 89 (171 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Ready To Die)
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Rating: 89 (80 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Life After Death)
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Rating: 88 (148 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Ready To Die)
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Rating: 88 (148 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Ready To Die)
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Rating: 87 (147 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Ready To Die)
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Rating: 86 (136 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Ready To Die)
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Rating: 86 (128 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Ready To Die)
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Rating: 85 (131 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Ready To Die)
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Rating: 84 (127 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Ready To Die)
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Rating: 83 (51 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Life After Death)
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Rating: 83 (43 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Life After Death)
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Rating: 83 (38 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 83 (38 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Life After Death)
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Rating: 82 (39 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Life After Death)
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Rating: 82 (114 votes)Comments: 0
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(from the album Ready To Die)
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The Notorious B.I.G. ratings

Average Rating: 
75/100 (from 57 votes)
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This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 74.7/100, a mean average of 74.6/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 74.6/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 22.0.

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The Notorious B.I.G. comments

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From 03/29/2016 15:53
BIGGIE SMALLS IS THE ILLIST!!
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From 05/15/2014 15:48
Biggie is so smooth and easy to listen to. RIP
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From 11/25/2013 04:07
Short but sweet discography. His two albums, along with Jay-Z's Reasonable Doubt, are the three big ones of the late 90s. I'm pretty sure had he not died, he would definitely have been a defining rapper of the 2000s like Jay.

Most rappers are defined by their beats (Kanye West) their flow and delivery (Bone-Thugs-N-Harmony) or their lyrics (Lupe Fiasco). Biggie's music covers all three - he doesn't produce, but he's fortunate to get to work with guys like the Bluez Brothers and DJ Premier. And on top of that, every one of his tracks contains thought-provoking lyrics delivered masterfully. Everything is covered. And this is no easy feat, it's pretty difficult to think of another hip hop artist whose body of work is this perfect.
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From 09/07/2012 23:03
Best flow of any hip-hop artist. His lyrics are at times cutting genius, but at other times a little cliche. I'd put him on par with Tupac: Great, but inconsistent.
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From 01/27/2012 01:24
I dont like how this sight underrates Hip Hop artists. Biggy is definitely in the top 100 all time. Ready to Die is a masterpiece and deserves to be higher than 260.
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