Big L was an American hip hop artist who burst onto the hip hop scene with the release of his 1995 debut solo album entitled Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous. The album spawned famous songs such as M.V.P. and Put It On and met with critical acclaim. He is regarded as one of the greatest MCs of all time. His life came to a tragic end in 1999 when he was murdered in a drive-by shooting in Harlem.
He was born to Charles Davis and Gilda Terry. He grew up with two siblings, including Donald Phinazee.
He died after being shot approximately nine times in the chest and face. His killer was never found.
Rapper Eminem made paid tribute to him in his 2005 hit single Like Toy Soldiers.
was a famous American rapper,
who was born on
May 30, 1974. As a person born on this date, Big L is listed in our database as the 12th
most popular celebrity for the day (May 30) and the 78th most popular for the year (1974).
People born on May 30
fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins.
Big L is the 311th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Big L's birthday, Big L is the 2053rd most famous American and ranks 629th in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
In general, Big L ranks as the 3619th
most popular famous person, and the 88th most popular rapper of all time.
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