This past Sunday (May 21) marked what would have been The Notorious B.I.G.’s 45th birthday. To honor the lionized rhymer, REVOLT celebrated with a collection of tribute pieces that glosses his shining crown. Check out all of the coverage below.

Voletta Wallace on the legacy of her son The Notorious B.I.G.

#ItWasAllADream: A birthday playlist for the Notorious B.I.G.

Famed photographer recalls snapping Biggie’s famous 21st birthday photo

Faith Evans ecstatic her duet album with Notorious B.I.G. is finally out

The Notorious B.I.G.’s 20 greatest verses

Joey Bada$$ on how the Notorious B.I.G. inspired him to change his poetry to raps