The Notorious B.I.G. discography

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The Notorious B.I.G. discography

A stencil of The Notorious B.I.G. in Asakusa, Tokyo (2006)
Releases
Studio albums 3
Compilation albums 1
Singles 10
Soundtracks 1

The discography of The Notorious B.I.G., an American rapper, consists of three studio albums, two compilation albums, one soundtrack, and ten singles.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
US
[1]
US R&B
[2]
US Rap
[3]
CAN
[4]
FRA
[5]
NLD
[6]
NZ
[7]
SWE
[8]
UK
[9]
Ready to Die 15 3 * 118
Life After Death
  • Released: March 25, 1997
  • Label: Bad Boy
  • Format: CD, CS, LP
1 1 * 3 16 28 30 20
  • US: 10,000,000
Born Again 1 1 * 14 82 70

Compilation albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[1]
US R&B
[2]
US Rap
[3]
UK
[9]
Duets: The Final Chapter
  • Released: December 20, 2005
  • Label: Bad Boy
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
3 3 1 13
  • RIAA: Platinum[15]
  • BPI: Gold
Greatest Hits
  • Released: March 6, 2007
  • Label: Bad Boy
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
1 1 1 58
  • BPI: Gold[16]
  • RIAA: Gold
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Soundtracks[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
US
[17]
US R&B
[18]
US Rap
[19]
CAN
[20]
Notorious 4 1 1 18

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[22]
US R&B
[23]
US Rap
[24]
CAN
[25]
FRA
[5]
NLD
[6]
NZ
[7]
SWE
[8]
UK
[26]
"Juicy" 1994 27 14 3 72 Ready to Die
"Big Poppa" 1995 6 4 1 63
"One More Chance / Stay With Me (Remix)"
(featuring Faith Evans)
2 1 1 48 34
  • RIAA: Platinum[29]
Non-album single
"Hypnotize" 1997 1 1 1 3 16 15 29 10 Life After Death
"Mo Money Mo Problems"
(featuring Diana Ross, Mase, Puff Daddy & Kelly Price)
1 2 1 2 36 1 2 5 6
"Sky's the Limit"[A]
(featuring 112)
26 31 3 11 75 24 35
"Notorious B.I.G."
(featuring Puff Daddy & Lil' Kim)
1999 82 30 95 78 44 16 Born Again
"Dead Wrong"
(featuring Eminem)
2000 115[B] 39
"Nasty Girl"
(featuring P Diddy, Nelly, Jagged Edge, Avery Storm, and Jazze Pha)
2005 43 20 9 22 22 7 40 1 Duets: The Final Chapter
"Spit Your Game"
(featuring Twista, Krayzie Bone, Swizz Beatz, 8 Ball & MJG)
2006 68 64
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

As featured performer[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[34]
US R&B
[35]
US Rap
[36]
UK
[37]
"Can't You See"
(Total featuring The Notorious B.I.G.)
1995 13 3 43 Total
"Player's Anthem"
(with Junior M.A.F.I.A.)
13 7 2 Conspiracy
"The Points"
(with Coolio, Doodlebug, Big Mike, Buckshot, Redman, Ill Al Skratch, Rock, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Busta Rhymes, Menace Clan, and Jamal)
80 Panther: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
"Dom Perignon"
(Little Shawn featuring The Notorious B.I.G.)
105[B] 87 23 New York Undercover
"This Time Around"
(Michael Jackson featuring The Notorious B.I.G.)
23[C] HIStory
"You Can't Stop the Reign"
(Shaquille O'Neal and The Notorious B.I.G.)
1996 54[C] 40 You Can't Stop the Reign
"Only You"
(112 featuring The Notorious B.I.G., Mase and Puff Daddy)
13 3 112
"Get Money"
(with Junior M.A.F.I.A.)
17 4 1 63
  • RIAA: Platinum[41]
Conspiracy
"Crush on You"
(Lil' Kim featuring The Notorious B.I.G. & Lil Cease)
6 1 36 Hard Core
"Stop the Gunfight"
(Trapp featuring 2Pac and The Notorious B.I.G.)
1997 77 35 9 Stop the Gunfight
"Be the Realist"
(Trapp featuring 2Pac and The Notorious B.I.G.)
65 14
"Been Around the World"
(Puff Daddy featuring Mase and The Notorious B.I.G.)
2 7 1 4 No Way Out
"It's All About the Benjamins"
(Puff Daddy featuring Lil' Kim, The LOX and The Notorious B.I.G.)
2 7 1 20
"Victory"
(Puff Daddy featuring The Notorious B.I.G. and Busta Rhymes)
1998 19 13 2
"Why You Tryin' to Play Me"
(Aaron Hall featuring The Notorious B.I.G.)
2000 96 The Projects Presents: Balhers Forever
"Runnin' (Dying to Live)"
(2Pac featuring The Notorious B.I.G.)
2004 19 11 5 17 Tupac: Resurrection
"Angels"
(Diddy-Dirty Money featuring The Notorious B.I.G. and Rick Ross)
2009 116[B] 71 Last Train to Paris
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Other charted songs[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US US
R&B[42]
US
Rap
"Runnin' From tha Police"
(2Pac featuring The Notorious B.I.G., Dramacydal, Stretch & Buju Banton)
1995 81 57 13 One Million Strong
"Notorious Thugs"
(featuring Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)
1997 36[C] Life After Death
"Nasty Boy" 1998 43[C]
"Realest Niggas"
(with 50 Cent)
2003 106[B] 30 21 Bad Boys II
"Victory 2004"
(P Diddy featuring The Notorious B.I.G, 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks and Busta Rhymes)
2004 61 Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary... The Hits
"Hold Ya Head"
(featuring Bob Marley)
2005 116[B] Duets: The Final Chapter
"Whatchu Want?"
(featuring Jay-Z)
76
"Mi Casa"
(featuring R. Kelly and Charlie Wilson)
104[B]
"Would You Die for Me?"
(featuring Lil Kim and Puff Daddy)
2013 106[B] Born Again

Appearances[edit]

Year Song Other performer(s) Album
1993 "Dolly My Baby (Extended Bad Boy Remix)" Super Cat, 3rd Eye, Puffy, Mary J. Blige
"Party and Bullshit" Who's the Man?
"A Buncha Niggas" Heavy D & The Boyz, Gang Starr, 3rd Eye, Busta Rhymes, Rob-O Blue Funk
"What's the 411? (Remix)" Mary J. Blige, K-Ci Hailey What's the 411? Remix
"Real Love (Remix)" Mary J. Blige
"Leave a Message" Mary J. Blige, Puffy, K-Ci Hailey, Martin Lawrence, Tim Dog
"Buddy X" (Falcon & Fabian Remix) Neneh Cherry "Buddy X" (CD single)
"Come On" Sadat X Born Again
"House of Pain" 2Pac, Stretch Ready 2 Die
1994 "Let's Get It On" Eddie F, 2Pac, Heavy D, Grand Puba, Spunk Bigga Eddie F & The Untouchables Present: Let's Get It On – The Album
"Think Big" Pudgee Tha Phat Bastard, Lord Tariq
"Jam Session" Heavy D, Troo Kula NBA Jam
"Who's the Man?" Ed Lover, Doctor Dre, King Just Back Up Off Me!
"Flava in Ya Ear" (Remix) Craig Mack, Rampage, LL Cool J, Busta Rhymes Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary... The Hits
"Stop the Breaks" Ron G, Raekwon, KRS-One, Killa Sin, O.C.
1995 "All Men Are Dogs" (Nine Dog MC's Mix) Bandit, Grand Daddy I.U., Grand Puba, Mackwell, Positive K, Pudgee Tha Phat Bastard, Raggedy Man, Snagglepuss "All Men Are Dogs" (12" single)
"4 My Peeps" Red Hot Lover Tone, M.O.P., Organized Konfusion #1 Player
"It's All I Had" The Show
"Me and My Bitch (Live from Philly)"
"Dom Perignon" Little Shawn New York Undercover
"The Points" Easy Mo Bee, Coolio, Doodlebug, Big Mike, Buckshot, Redman, Ill Al Skratch, Rock, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Busta Rhymes, Menace Clan, Jamal Panther
"Da B Side" Da Brat, Jermaine Dupri Bad Boys
"(You to Be) Happy" R. Kelly R. Kelly
1996 "Bust a Nut" Luke Uncle Luke
"Bad Boy Freestyle" The LOX, Funkmaster Flex The Mix Tape, Vol. II
"Brooklyn's Finest" Jay-Z Reasonable Doubt
"Drugs" Lil Kim Hard Core
"You'll See" The LOX Bad Boy Promotional Tape
"Young G's Perspective" Blackjack, Junior M.A.F.I.A. Addicted to Drama
1997 "Keep Your Hands High" Tracey Lee Many Facez
"Young Gs" Puff Daddy, Jay-Z, Kelly Price No Way Out
1999 "Real Niggas" Puff Daddy, Lil Kim Forever
"Live Freestyle" Funkmaster Flex, Big Kap, 2Pac The Tunnel
2000 "Sports, Drugs & Entertainment" Cam'ron S.D.E.
"Why You Tryin' to Play Me?" Aaron Hall The Projects Presents: Balhers Forever
"Unbreakable" Michael Jackson Invincible
"16 Bars" Rawkus Records Lyricist Lounge 2
"The Wickedest" Mister Cee, Funkmaster Flex The Mix Tape, Vol. IV
2002 "A Dream" Jay-Z, Faith Evans The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse
"Unfoolish" Ashanti We Invented the Remix
"Notorious B.I.G. (Remix)" P. Diddy, Lil Kim
"Woke Up in the Morning (Remix)" Carl Thomas
2003 "Y'all Know Who Killed Him" Black Rob The Black Rob Report
2005 "What's Goin' On?" Termanology, Black Rob Hood Politics III: Unsigned Hype
2006 "The Grind" 50 Cent The Empire Strikes Back
"Duck Down" Trick Daddy, Plies Back by Thug Demand
"Deadly Combination" Big L, 2Pac The Archives 1996–2000
"Three Bricks" Ghostface Killah, Raekwon Fishscale
2007 "Relax and Take Notes" 8 Ball & MJG, Project Pat Ridin High
2008 "Cash Money" Bone Brothers Bone Brothers III
2009 "Bone Thugs" (Bone, Bone, Bone Remix) Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Uni5 the Prequel: The Untold Story
"Cunt Renaissance" R.A. The Rugged Man Legendary Classics Vol. 1
2010 "Everything to Me (Remix)" Monica, Missy Elliott
"Belize" Shyne, Bob Marley Gangland
"Jah Army" Stephen Marley, Damian Marley
"1000 Stacks" Nelly, Diddy 5.0
"Live 4 the Funk" Redman, Bosko, Nate Dogg Pancake & Syrup
"Living Better Now" Jamie Foxx, Rick Ross Best Night of My Life
2011 "I Knock You Out" Busta Rhymes Respect the Conglomerate
2012 "Let's Talk" Omarion, Rick Ross Self Made Vol. 2
"Flip Dat Shit" Onyx, Naughty By Nature, 3rd Eye Cold Case Files Vol. 2

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

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  15. ^ "American album certifications – Notorious B.I.G. – Duets: The Final Chapter". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved July 1, 2011.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  16. ^ "British album certifications – Notorious BIG – Greatest Hits". British Phonographic Industry. March 5, 2007. Retrieved September 25, 2011.  Enter Greatest Hits in the field Search. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Click Go
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  18. ^ "Soundtrack Album & Song Chart History". Billboard R&B/Hip Hop Albums for Soundtrack. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 1, 2011. 
  19. ^ "Soundtrack Album & Song Chart History". Billboard Rap Albums for Soundtrack. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 1, 2011. 
  20. ^ "Soundtrack Album & Song Chart History". Billboard Canadian Albums for Soundtrack. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 1, 2011. 
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  23. ^ *For most songs, "The Notorious B.I.G. Album & Song Chart History". Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for The Notorious B.I.G.. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 2, 2011. 
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  30. ^ "American single certifications – The Notorious B.I.G. – Hypnotize". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved July 2, 2011.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  31. ^ "American single certifications – The Notorious B.I.G. – Mo Money Mo Problems". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved July 2, 2011.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
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  33. ^ "American single certifications – Notorious B.I.G. – Nasty Girl". Recording Industry Association of America. August 31, 2006. Retrieved October 5, 2011.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  34. ^ For Rap Songs featured singles peaks:
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  37. ^ "American single certifications – 112 – Only You". Recording Industry Association of America. July 20, 1996. Retrieved November 2, 2011.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  38. ^ "American certifications – Junior M.A.F.I.A. – Gettin' Money". Recording Industry Association of America. July 9, 1996. Retrieved November 2, 2011. 
  39. ^ Peak Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop chart positions:
  40. ^ Sky's the Limit [Vinyl Single] (Liner notes). The Notorious B.I.G. Bad Boy Entertainment. 1997. BBPD 9119.