Biggie’s children honor their father

Siaani (Charli Baltimore’s daughter on the left) and T’yanna (Biggie’s daughter). Photo by Leon Laing.

March 9 marks the 22nd anniversary for the passing of The Notorious B.I.G. To honor their father’s legacy, Biggie’s daughter opens a new store, and his son launches a campaign.

On March 8, Biggie’s daughter, T’yanna Wallace, held the grand opening of the store for her Notoriouss clothing line. The new store sits on 503 Atlantic Ave. in Brooklyn. She opened her first store at 514 Atlantic Ave. in December 2017. According to the spokesperson for Notoriouss, the 2019 fall/winter line will feature hoodies, crewnecks and more. Wallace is a graduate from Penn State University.

On March 6, B.I.G.’s son, C.J. Wallace, announced the launching of Think Big, a movement to challenge people to discover how cannabis can be used as a tool for curiosity, creativity, contemplation and healing.

“I remember how happy [Biggie] was when he had his children,” dream hampton tells

Most recently, hampton, a filmmaker and writer, created Surviving R. Kelly, a docuseries that broke TV ratings and encouraged the public and authorities to revisit Kelly’s sexual abuse allegations.

hampton previously worked as an editor at The Source magazine. During that time, she helped nominate B.I.G. for the magazine’s March 1992 Unsigned Hype, a section featuring rising artists. Hampton also wrote for the Village Voice newspaper and Vibe magazine, and she co-authored Jay-Z’s Decoded book.

“He was hilarious,” hampton continues about Biggie. “I don’t think there’s anybody better. His flow was organic. As a writer, I always appreciated Biggie’s writing.”

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