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Album cover parody of Ready To Die (2LP) by Notorious B.I.G.
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Notorious B.I.G, Puff Daddy, Mase

Band Name Origins:

  • The name "Biggie Smalls" was taken from a fictional drug dealer from a classic Bill Cosby movie. Later shortened to BIG, then Notorious B.I.G. Submitted by: Onijin
  • His original name was "Biggie Smalls." However, his name had to be changed because of another unknown rapper, who never succeded in the industry,had that name first. Therefore, Puffy had it changed to Notorious BIG. Submitted by: Funk Doctor

Music Performer Pseudonyms:

Also known as: Christopher Wallace. Submitted by: Celeste

Also known as: Christopher Wallace. Submitted by: Tellec

Weird Names of Music Performer's Children:

  • Ty'onna - Submitted by: Tula

New Band Names:

New Name
Why It's Better
Submitter Name
Victorious P.I.G.as in Piggie BallsMickey D.

Literally Impossible Song Titles:

Song/Performer
Comment
Submitter Name
"Life After Death,"There is none.Mads
"You're Nobody (Till Somebody Kills You),"Don't know where to startMatt

Song Parody Lyrics:

Original Song Name
Parody Song Name
Parody Author
"10 Crack Commandments""10 Snack Commandments"Dominick Pennella
"Hypnotize""Hypnotize"the_conqueror_of_parodies
"Mo Money Mo Problems""Mo Hours Less Free Time"Below Average Dave
"Juicy""Lucky"Blaydeman
"Juicy""Cowboys"Notorious J.c
"Big Poppa""JH"Insert Coin(s) to Continue
"Nasty Girl""Disney World"Insert Coin(s) to Continue
"Mo Money, Mo Problems""Mo Bunnies, Mo Problems"PuarToThaMax

Bad Choices for On Hold Music:

Song Name
Company/Organization
Submittor
Suicidal ThoughtsSuicide Prevention HotlineFbug
Kick In The DoorV.O.V. (Victims of Violence)frank
Mo Money Mo Problems Debt Reduction or Bankruptcy AgencyErica
The Sky Is The LimitAcrophobiacs (People Who Fear Heights) HotlineDanny

If Groups Combined, Their Names Might Be:

Notori-amos B.I.G.
Tori Amos combined with Notorious B.I.G.
Submitted By: Emily
Notorious B.I.G. Country
Notorious B.I.G combined with Big Country
Submitted By: Raphael
Notorious BIG Mountain
Notorious BIG combined with Big Mountain
Submitted By: Joe Tangredi
Notorious P.I.G.
Notorious B.I.G. combined with Big Pig
I didn't make that second one up, they were a Melbourne art-funk band back in the 80's.
Submitted By: neptunevsmars

Misheard Lyrics:

"Hypnotize"
Misheard Lyrics:
Never lose, never choose to, Blue's Clues who
Do something to us, talk go through us
Original Lyrics:
Never lose, never choose to, bruise crews who
Do something to us, talk go through us
"Juicy"
Misheard Lyrics:
Putting five carrots in my baby girl ear
Original Lyrics:
Putting five karats in my baby girl ear
"Big Poppa"
Misheard Lyrics:
I love it when you call me Dennis Hopper
Original Lyrics:
I love it when you call me big papa
"Big Poppa"
Misheard Lyrics:
Put your hands in the air, if yous a true playa
Original Lyrics:
Put your hands in the air and send up a prayer.
There are additional misheard lyrics available.

Misheard Lyrics Stories:

"Big Poppa"
Misheard Lyrics:
I love it when you call me David Copperfunk.
Original Lyrics:
I love it when you call me Big Poppa.

Story about this misheard lyric by: Ricky Peyton

Some friends and I were out bar hopping one night. We stopped at this bar and got on the dance floor and big poppa came on. Later on in the night my buddy Josh was singing and out came " I love it when you call me David Copperfunk." I still don't understand how he confused that so bad.

There are additional misheard stories available.

Funniest Song Lyrics:

"Nasty Boy"
The Funny Lyrics:
Ladies, my Mercedes holds four in the back, two if you're fat.
Why They're Funny:
Biggie is informing his female audience that he's willing to allow them to ride in his car, likely to his residence or hotel room. Unlike other famous musicians, though, he does not discriminate against women so obese that they take up the seating room of two women of average weight.
Submitted by: Allen
"Juicy"
The Funny Lyrics:
Birthdays were the worst days
Now we sip champagne when we thirst-ay
Why They're Funny:
Cracks me up that he tries to make "thirsty" rhyme with "worst days"... clever.
Submitted by: Devin Walker

Repetitive Song Lyrics:

"Hypnotize"
The Repetitive Lyrics:
Biggie Biggie Biggie can't you see?
Sometimes your words just hypnotize me
And I just love your flashy ways
Guess that's why they broke
And you're so paid
Why They're Repetitive:
The lyrics just fade out, but not soon enough!
Submitted by: sXe LeXi 5X2
 

Song Lyrics That Name Check Celebrities:

"Juicy"
The Lyrics:
It was all a dream I used to read 'Word Up' magazine Salt-N-Pepa and Heavy D all in the limousine Hanging pictures on my wall Every Saturday, Rap Attack , Mr. Magic, Marley Marl Peace to Ron G. Brucey B., Kid Capri Funkmaster Flex, Lovebug Starski Made the change from a common thief To up close and personal with Robin Leach
Who They Mention:
Salt-N-Pepa, Heavy D (Dwight Myers), DJ Mr. Magic, DJ Marley Marl, Rappin' Duke, Kid Capri (David Love), Funkmaster Flex, Lovebug Starski (Kevin Smith), Robin Leach
Submitted by: Rachel
 

Boasting in Song Lyrics:

"Hypnotized"
The Boasting Lyrics:
Biggie, Biggie can't you see
somtimes your words just hypnotized me
and I just love your flashy ways.
Comments:
This lyric is the most self-indulgent piece of bullsh*t I have ever heard in my life.
Submitted by: Celeste
 

Song Title Space Change:

"U.N. Believable" originally "Unbelievable"
Not always or by everybody.
Submitted by: George Straitjacket

Band Name Anagrams:

Riotous Bingo Submitted by: Regina Haniger
Booing Suitor Submitted by: Regina Haniger
Trio Booing Us Submitted by: Regina Haniger
I Soon Tour Big Submitted by: Regina Haniger
Our Too Big Sin Submitted by: Regina Haniger

Song Title Acrostics:

LIP: "Living In Pain"
Submitted by: Candy Welty

What A Band is Best Known For (aside from their music):

"Autopsy Report Release Controversy"
An attorney for the family of Notorious B.I.G. said recently it's "ridiculous" that LAPD have not arrested anyone for the rapper's 1997 killing, which has returned to the spotlight after coroner's officials released a long-sealed autopsy report. The report revealed that injuries caused by a single bullet killed the rapper, whose real name was Christopher Wallace. Wallace, during a drive-by shooting in 1997, was hit by 4 bullets after leaving a music industry event. One bullet hit his heart, left lung, and colon, causing his death, the 23 page report states. The attorney, Perry Sanders criticized police for not closing one of LA's highest profile unsolved murders, especially since he had been told that police knew who was responsible. Police spokesman Richard French declined to comment, saying Wallace's killing was still an open investigation. Most believe it was the East Coast-West Coast rap rivalry turned deadly in the 1990s. Wallace's killing came months after Tupac Shakur was was gunned down in Las Vegas.
Submitted by: Robert D. Arndt Jr.

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