Friday, October 14, 2005

R.I.P. Big L

Rest In Peace
Big L

Real Name: Lamont Coleman
Hailing From: Harlem NY
Date Of Birth: May 30 1974
Date Of Death: February 15 1999
Cause Of Death: Shot on the corner of 139th St. and Lenox Ave.NY for money owed by his Brother.

Big L was inspired to start rapping after listening to groups like Run DMC and Big Daddy Kane and was in a group called "Three The Hard Way". He left the group and met up with Lord Finesse and started opening up for his shows and appeared on the remix of "Yes You may" from Finesse' "Return Of The Funky Man" and on "Represent" off of Show & AG's "Runaway Slave" album. Big L released his debut album in '95 titled "Lifestylez Ov Da Poor And Dangerous" he also released a few twelves and was a member of D.I.T.C. who released an album just after his death. He also released his second solo album "The Big Picture" that went gold in 2000.

Big L - Lifestylez Ov Da Poor And Dangerous (1995)
D.I.T.C. - D.I.T.C. (2000)
Big L - The Big Picture (2000) (Released after his death)

Big L - Casualties Of A Dice Game

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