Billboard Reports The Notorious B.I.G.'s 15 Biggest Hits

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Billboard Reports The Notorious B.I.G.'s 15 Biggest Hits

On the 17th anniversary of The Notorious B.I.G.'s death, Billboard shares the Brooklyn great's 15 highest charting songs.

Today (March 9), on the 17-year mark of The Notorious B.I.G.'s death, Billboard listed the Brooklyn, New York native's 15 highest charting hits. 

The Top 5 includes "Big Poppa/Warning," "One More Chance/Stay With Me," "Hypnotize," "Been Around the World" and "Mo Money Mo Problems," which came up at #1 on the Billboard list. All songs of the top five charted at a peak position of six or higher. "Mo Money Mo Problems" held the top spot for two weeks.

"Mo Money Mo Problems," the #1 cut on the list, was a single off of Life After Death. The song is Biggie's other posthumous #1 single, following the aforementioned "Hypnotize," which made him the only artist in Hot 100 history to have two # 1 singles after death.

"Been Around the World," the #2 song on the list, hit a peak chart position of 2 in 1998. It was a single off of Puff Daddy's 1997 album No Way Out and featured Mase along with samples David Bowie's 1983 hit song "Let's Dance" and Roy Ayers' track "Feelin’ Good."

In 1997, "Hypontize," the #3 track on the list, topped the Billboard charts for three consecutive weeks and was the first single off of Biggie's second album, Life After Death. It would become the fifth song to chart at number 1 posthumously for a credited artist. The Notorious B.I.G. was deceased by the time it hit the top spot.

"One More Chance/Stay With Me," the #4 selection on the list, hit a peak position of #2 in 1995 and is the second single on Ready To Die. The song features Faith Evans and vocals from Mary J. Blige.

Biggie's "Big Poppa/Warning," off the emcee's 1994 debut album, Ready To Die, appears on the list at #5. It would hit a peak position of 6 in 1995 and was number 1 on the rap charts. The song samples the Isley Brothers' track "Between the Sheets."

The remaining 10 songs on the list are as follows.

6. "Only You" - Hot 100 Peak Position of 13 in 1996

7. "Can't See You" - Hot 100 Peak Position of 13 in 1995

8. "VIctory" - Hot 100 Peak Position of 19 in 1998

9. "Runnin' (Dying To Live)" - Hot 100 Peak Position of 19 in 2003

10. "Get Money" - Hot 100 Peak Position of 17 in 1996

11. "Juicy/Unbelievable"- Hot 100 Peak Position of 27 in 1994

12. "Going Back to Cali"- Hot 100 Peak Position of 26 in 1998

13. "Nasty Girl" - Hot 100 Peak Position of 44 in 2006

14. "Runnin' (From Tha Police)" - Hot 100 Peak Position of 81 in 1997

15. "Stop The GunFight" - Hot 100 Peak Position of 77 in 1997

Earlier in the day, Bad Boy head Diddy paid tribute to his former signee via Instagram. "Words can't explain!!!!!!! #BIG #FrankWhite RIP WE MISS YOU," Diddy said in one of the picture captions. He shared numerous photos of the rap great including one of the both of them.  

RELATED: Diddy Pays Tribute To The Notorious B.I.G. On 17th Anniversary Of Biggie's Death

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