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Notorious B.I.G.’s Mum Threw His Crack In Bin Thinking It Was Mashed Potato

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Notorious B.I.G.’s Mum Threw His Crack In Bin Thinking It Was Mashed Potato

In what is some rather unusual music-related news, it has been revealed that Notorious B.I.G.'s mum once threw out his crack stash after mistaking it for mashed potato.

Told you it was unusual.

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The story was unveiled by the late hip-hop legend's pal, Damian 'D-Roc' Butler, who was in the car the night Biggie was shot dead and appears in the upcoming Netflix documentary Biggie: I Got a Story To Tell.

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At the time, D-Roc and the yet-to-be-discovered rapper had been processing the drugs before leaving the Brooklyn apartment, only for Biggie's mum Voletta Wallace to tidy up.

When she discovered the stash, she assumed he'd left a dirty dish containing mashed potatoes lying around and ended up throwing his 'mess' in the bin.

Credit: Hebi B./Pixabay
Credit: Hebi B./Pixabay

Speaking to Page Six, Butler said: "Then we came back in (and) she'd cleaned the room.

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"She was like, 'Yo, you can't leave dirty dishes lying around, hard mashed potatoes on the plate'. Me and him both looked at each other like, 'Oh s-t, she just threw it away'."

But the Notorious B.I.G. - who once told listeners not to mix family and business (aka drug dealing) with family in his 1997 song 'Ten Crack Commandments' - was not about to let it slide.

"We pulled it out of the garbage can with barbecue sauce on it and everything but we still got rid of it," added Butler.

Credit: YouTube/Netflix
Credit: YouTube/Netflix
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While he's not up for discussing whether Biggie's death was related to that of the late, great Tupac Shakur's, he did open up about their trip to LA.

Discussing how they were in the Californian city - where the 'Mo Money Mo Problems' rapper was shot in 1997 - to promote an album, D-Roc said: "We wasn't out there on vacation.

"We didn't know anybody out there. He actually wanted to make peace. He wanted to show we had nothing to show, we coming on good faith, not on rowdy stuff.

"We were just going to work, promoting the album. We was working."

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Credit: PA
Credit: PA

Butler agreed that the East Coast/West Coast rap rivalry that was unfolding at the time was needless, stating that Biggie was murdered 'right at the time when we were really going to excel'.

He continued: "Big is one of the actual rappers that you saw getting better with time. You heard it in his music.

"For me Big was very educated, truly creative. I want fans to know the artist before the rapper.

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"He was a true artist. I don't know if people really know, Big made five classic albums in four years.

Credit: YouTube/Netflix
Credit: YouTube/Netflix

If you're interested in finding out more about the hip-hop icon's origin story, you can watch Biggie: I Got a Story To Tell on Netflix now.

Topics: Hip-Hop, Music, Documentary, Netflix

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