Biggy Smallz

Biggy Smallz

Real Name:
Tim Bigelow
Biggy Smallz (1979 – 1994) was an underground White/Latino rapper from the west coast who started recording music in 1991 when he was around 12 years old. He is the main reason The Notorious B.I.G. was unable to use his nickname (Biggie Smalls) as his official stage name. By the time The Notorious B.I.G's album Ready To Die dropped in September 1994, the original Biggy Smallz was just 16 years old. Ready To Die inadvertently helped boost the sales of the original Biggy Smallz' records due to confusion in the listening market. In other words, people accidentally bought Biggy Smallz' records thinking they were buying The Notorious B.I.G's. Biggy Smallz only has four singles available for sale on the internet:

Save Mr. Perkins (1991)
My Weekend (date unknown)
Crusin' (1993)
Nobody Rides For Free (1994)

Although he did release other songs. When The Gulf War ended in 1991 he, like many artists, created a tribute song about it entitled "When Duty Calls."


Biggy Smallz Discography Tracks

Singles & EPs

4BS-60001-2 Biggy Smallz Save Mr. Perkins(12") MRC Records 4BS-60001-2 US 1991 Sell This Version
Biggy Smallz Cruisin' (Single) Life Records US 1993 Sell This Version
Biggy Smallz Nobody Rides For Free (Maxi) Life Records US 1994 Sell This Version
PRCD 4712 Biggy Smallz My Weekend(CD, Single, Promo) Atlantic PRCD 4712 US Unknown Sell This Version

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