Big L Net Worth 20 Million
Big L’s debut studio album is thought to be a Hip hop classic. It sol 2,00,000 copies. Big L was a renowned rapper from America. His real name was Lamont Coleman. He was born on 30 May 1974 in Harlem, New York. He began his rapping career with Three the Hard way. He first appeared in a Lord Finesse’s video. He released his first studio album, Lifestyle of the poor and the dangerous, in 1995. The album gained him massive underground popularity. He then formed his own recording studionamed Flamboyant recordings. He then released one of his most renowned singles. ‘Ebonics’. After his passing, his second album was launched. The album was certified gold by RIIA.
Big L and Jay Z
His father abandoned the family when he was very young. Big L received names like ‘Little L’ and ‘Mont Mont’ as a child. He became interested in Hip Hop at a really young age and began freestyling. He subsequently formed a rap group named- Three the hard way. The group split up due to lack of initiative. He later met Lord Finesse and after Big L rapped for him, they exchanged numbers. Big L went on to be featured in a tune by Lord Finesse. In high school, big was known for his rapping skill. In 1991, big formeda rap group named ‘Kids of the corn’. In 1993, he released his first single, ‘Demon’s son’. It was a horror core single. He released his first album, Lifestyles of the poor and the dangerous, in 1995. It peaked at number 149 on the billboard charts. It was the #22 album on Hip Hop RnB charts. The album sold more than 2,00,000 copies. The album gave Big L some mainstream focus as well. He performed at the birthday bash of Lord Finesse along with Nas. He was later dropped from Columbia due to a dispute. His album received an acclaim in the critics. In 1997, he started his own recording label, Flamboyant recordings. He released a single named ‘Ebonics’. Source named it as one of the finest independent singles of the year. He grabbed the focus of Roc-a-fella records and was in discussions to sign a deal.
His records fared a decent run on the billboard charts. His rapping ventures were his prime income source. Though, after his departure many records were released and a large amount of money was earned through them. Big L would have been one of the best rappers ever, had he lived. He had impeccable rapping abilities. His lyrics were very sharp. He is known for his magnificent one liners like “If my girl think I am faithful, then that bitch is a victim.” or ” You can not kill me, I was born dead.” Let us explore several collectibles of Big L-
Nevertheless, in 1999 Big L was killed in a drive-by shooting, much like Biggie and Tupac. He was purportedly killed due to a rift his brother had with one of the gangster groups of Ny. After his departure, an album ‘The Big Picture’ was released. It featured many famous people such as Fat Joe, Guru, Kool G rap and Big Daddy Kane. The Big Picture debuted at number 13 on the Billboard charts. It received an acclaim in the critics wit praise gong towards theproduction and Big L’s lyrical ability.
The Big Picture
His first posthumous album, The Big Picture. The went on to sell over a million copies and was certified gold by RIIA,
Big L’s debut studio album is thought to be a Hip hop classic.
“I got drug spots from new york to canada. Cause enormous l be fuckin’ with more keys than a janitor”
“To be seen clean in the mean Column. Is every team’s vision; Big L’s a lotion fiend. With more green than Springsteen”
“When I was at the steak house, pullin’ cake out. How you make out, you took the fake route, you oughta break out You couldn’t get a bitch before you put your tape out.”
“Springsteen” flip fast on foes with incredible superb flows. L is the rebel kind, I am rough as a metal conduit. Fuck a Benz, cause I could pull skins on a pedal-bike! Props, Springsteen” got the most, no MC comes close. Coast-to-coast, reveals Springsteen” host, foes I roast. Adios, I am phantom.”
“Keep a vest G, do not attempt to test me. A red neck police chief attempted to arrest me. Ayo that was not a smart cop Because I set 2 in his chest and his mom fucking heart stopped. Robberies I did well, when you look in the dictionary under villain you’ll see a photo of Big L.”