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This day marks a major point in hip hop. On this date 18 years ago, Notorious B.I.G was gunned down and taken away from the world way to early. Take a stroll through memory lane with some exclusive photos of B.I.G himself. Rest in peace Biggie Smalls, gone but never forgotten! (May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997)

1. Notorious B.I.G – Gone But Never Forgotten

Music File Photos 1990's Source:Getty

2. Notorious B.I.G – Gone But Never Forgotten

Photo of BIGGIE SMALLS and NOTORIOUS BIG Source:Getty

3. Notorious B.I.G – Gone But Never Forgotten

Photo of NOTORIOUS BIG Source:Getty

4. Notorious B.I.G – Gone But Never Forgotten

Larry Busacca Archive Source:Getty

5. Notorious B.I.G – Gone But Never Forgotten

Music File Photos 1990's Source:Getty

6. Notorious B.I.G – Gone But Never Forgotten

Music File Photos 1990's Source:Getty

7. Notorious B.I.G – Gone But Never Forgotten

1995 Billboard Music Awards Source:Getty

8. Notorious B.I.G – Gone But Never Forgotten

Photo of NOTORIOUS BIG Source:Getty

9. Notorious B.I.G – Gone But Never Forgotten

Laika and the Cosmonauts in Concert at Wetlands - 1995 Source:Getty

10. Notorious B.I.G – Gone But Never Forgotten

Photo of NOTORIOUS BIG Source:Getty

11. Notorious B.I.G – Gone But Never Forgotten

Photo of NOTORIOUS BIG Source:Getty

12. Notorious B.I.G – Gone But Never Forgotten

Diddy Dirty Money Coming Home Tour Source:Getty

13. Notorious B.I.G – Gone But Never Forgotten

Photo of Notorious BIG Source:Getty

14. Notorious B.I.G – Gone But Never Forgotten

Photo of Notorious BIG Source:Getty

15. Notorious B.I.G – Gone But Never Forgotten

Biggie Smalls & A Bottle Of St. Ides Source:Getty

16. Notorious B.I.G – Gone But Never Forgotten

Photo of Notorious BIG Source:Getty

17. Notorious B.I.G – Gone But Never Forgotten

Laika and the Cosmonauts in Concert at Wetlands - 1995 Source:Getty

18. Notorious B.I.G – Gone But Never Forgotten

1995 MTV Video Music Awards Show Source:Getty