CELEBRATING THE LIFE OF THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G. AND LIFE AFTER DEATH 25th ANNIVERSARY

Artist Name
The Notorious B.I.G.
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THE ESTATE OF CHRISTOPHER WALLACE, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BAD BOY / RHINO /ATLANTIC RECORDS ANNOUNCES SKY’S THE LIMIT: CELEBRATING THE LIFE OF THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G. AND LIFE AFTER DEATH 25th ANNIVERSARY 

8-LP SUPER DELUXE BOXED SET OUT JUNE 10

 

Born on May 21, 1972, The Notorious B.I.G. a.k.a. Christopher Wallace, would have celebrated his 50th birthday in 2022. His influence continues to be more present than ever as The Estate of Christopher Wallace, Bad Boy, Rhino, and Atlantic Records launch a year-long campaign, “Sky’s The Limit: A Year Celebrating The Legacy of the Notorious B.I.G.” today. 

 

In partnership with the Estate of Christopher Wallace, the labels will be launching the celebration on March 25, 2022, the anniversary of Life After Death, which was released in 1997. Activations include online events, the release of an enhanced digital version of the album, 4K upgrades of his entire video catalog delivered to his official YouTube channel, and additional surprises. As part of the festivities, his epic second album, the diamond-certified GRAMMY®-nominated double-disc opus, Life After Death, will be released as a 25th Anniversary Super Deluxe boxed set on June 10.

 

THE LIFE AFTER DEATH 25th ANNIVERSARY SUPER DELUXE boxed set consists of 8-LPs and a commemorative booklet featuring rare photos from the album cover shoot, liner notes by Sheldon Pearce, and exclusive reflections from members of the team who worked on the original album release. It will be available at retail for $179.98. In addition to the 2022 remaster of Life After Death, the set includes the Hypnotize 12”, Mo Money Mo Problems 12”, Sky’s The Limit 12”, and Nasty Boy 12”. Pre-order the 8-LP Super Deluxe at https://Big.lnk.to/LADSDlx.

 

Upon its 1997 release, Life After Death debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200. It was the first album to feature two back-to-back posthumous #1 singles, “Hypnotize” and “Mo Money Mo Problems.” The album received a GRAMMY® nomination in the category of “Best Rap Album.” “Hypnotize” earned a GRAMMY® nomination for “Best Rap Solo Performance,” and “Mo Money Mo Problems” was nominated for “Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group.” Among dozens of lists and retrospectives, Rolling Stone touted Life After Death among its coveted “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.” The RIAA has awarded the album a Diamond Certification for more than 5 million copies sold of the double-LP.