Rap group Junior Mafia has teamed with AllHipHop.com and a variety of artists, to celebrate the life of slain emcee Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace on March 9th.
Producer DJ Premier, who produced some of B.I.G’s best known hits, including, “Unbelievable” and “Ten Crack Commandments,” has been confirmed as a performer for the event.
In addition to Premier, legendary producer Easy Mo Bee, who is responsible for tracks like “Warning” and “Gimme the Loot,” will also attend.
During the evening, Junior Mafia, DJ Premier, Easy Mo Bee, Pharoahe Monch, Smoke DZA, Bossman, R.E.K.s, Ludy Luck, DJ 50 Grand and DJ Esquire will perform sets featuring their most influential, or favorite B.I.G. song.
The event, which takes place from 10:00pm-4:00PM on March 9th at Santos Party House in New York, is co-sponsored by City for Change, a new charitable movement founded by Seandra Sims and AllHipHop.com’s co-founder, Chuck “Jigsaw” Creekmur.
Proceeds from the March 9th celebration for B.I.G’s life will be donated to The Christopher Wallace Foundation.
B.I.G. was born on May 21st, 1972 and was killed in Los Angeles on March 9th, 1997, be unknown assassins.