Justin Bua: Notorious Poster
The Notorious B.I.G. is one arguably one of the greatest rappers to ever live. March 9 marked the 16th anniversary of his untimely passing, and May 1 will mark what would have been his 41st birthday. To commemorate the legend known as Biggie, legendary hip-hop painter Justin Bua created a Notorious piece in the likes of the Italian Renaissance to remember such a luminous lyricist. You can’t have the painting, but you sure can buy the poster—need some motivation to honor B.I.G.? Check out Justin Bua’s top five reasons to cop his honorary Notorious poster.
1. For Biggie Ya’ll
May 21st would have been rapping legend Biggie Small’s 41st birthday. Celebrate this NOTORIOUS legend’s life in style. Pay the highest homage with this alla prima, limited palette, sepia-toned painting. You can spend time thinking about how many people he influenced with his music, while imagining all of the horrible reality series shows he avoided.