September 27, 2011

Notorious B.I.G., whose real name is Christopher Wallace, left, gestures as he and producer Sean “Puffy” Combs leave a party at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles late Saturday evening, March 8, 1997, shortly before Wallace was shot to death. The men on the far right and left are unidentified but are thought to be the rapper’s bodyguards. (AP Photo/Venus Bernardo-Prudhomme)