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Mo' Problems -- Biggie's Family Sues Again

4/17/2007 5:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Biggie SmallsThe family of murdered rapper Christopher Wallace aka Notorious B.I.G., has filed another wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Los Angeles in connection with Biggie's death ... this time in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

The lawsuit, filed yesterday and obtained by TMZ, is in addition to the one filed in federal court years ago, however, the new complaint involves state-related claims. The lawsuit also names two former police officers as co-defendants.

Wallace's widow, singer Faith Evans, along with his mother and two children, are suing for unspecified general, compensatory and punitive damages.

Wallace was brutally shot and killed in 1997 after a party in Los Angeles. His murder has not been solved. The lawsuit alleges that two police officers were involved in the fatal shooting, which was described in the lawsuit as "very efficient, organized and professional."

Calls to attorneys representing Wallace's family were not immediately returned.

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b    

give me a break...

2695 days ago
2.

antiAMERICAN IDOL    

GOD BLESS THIS FAMILY -- that whole era was a dark period for hip hop.
God be with them and any family who has ever los a loved one to an unsolved crime.

God Bless.

2695 days ago
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The Truth    

Let him die already..................

2695 days ago
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kannike    



His wife has smoked up the money he left her! get a job Faith the man is dead.

2695 days ago
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Frankie Hoge    


THERE ARE TOO MANY PRODUCTIVE PEOPLE , WHO DESERVE TO BE IN THE COURT SYSTEM...THIS THUG AND HIS GREEDY FAMILY HAVE NO SYMPATHY HERE. AND THEIR CASE SHOULD BE THROWN OUT !!!.....
THE PREVIOUS POSTER IS RIGHT...HIS WIFE MUST HAVE4 ALREADY SMOKED UP WHAT HE LEFT HER.....GET A JOB AND DON'T EXPECT ANY HAND OUT .....NO ONE KINOWS WHAT HAPPENED OR WHO DID WHAT !!...THEY JUST WANT TO SIT ON THEIR LAZY ASSES AND SUE FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIVES...THEIR OWED JACK !!!!
GET A JOB...BIGGIE IS DEAD...NO ONE OWES YOU SQUAT...!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2695 days ago
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DeLarge    

FYI: Faith Evans has a job, she's a well known recording artist in OUR world, if you (Frankie Hog and Kannike) would step out of your little shells and your lives for one second, you'd know this. She makes enough money on her own, however, she lost her husband and her kids lost their father, they want justice, and I wish them well in receiving justice and peace. This was a dark era, and Biggie was a great hip-hop artist as was Tupac.

Please refrain from commenting on subjects you know nothing about. Again, Faith has a job!! Far be it for her and his mother, who started a foundation in his name, to want a little justice and resolve in their lives over such a tragic loss. It's a shame the police is in on his death...how can we trust those who are to protect and serve, when some are just as corrupt as those they put away?

Peace and blessings

2695 days ago
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Jinxy Cat    

Ok, why all the fuss????
The dude was a thug, and we're all AMAZED he was killed???..
If your a thug and doing shady things, you can expect bad
things to happen! DUUUUUH!!!!!!

2695 days ago
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Sebastian    


Alas !!! He went the way he would haved liked to have GONE ---

2695 days ago
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sk8rgurl    

You just don't mess with 2Pac...i thought the video of Tupac dissin Biggie was the best...see what it got both of them? Dead.

2695 days ago
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He's Boring now    

Wanta live like a Gangsta whats the surprise about dying like one too? Sorry for the mans loss of life, but sometimes reality happens when you live the life you sang and dressed and acted like and surronded yourself with others of that mode. Blaming the cops is getting old.

Gangsta Rap aint exactly the thing to be in or seeking justice for right now...Imus thing has blown the lid off it all. Its like 20 years to late, and too many have died trying to emulate what it expressed. This "keeping it real" and singing about the hood, has done more damage than any White Racist could ever have done in keeping poor Black youth in a place they cant get out of.

Sure white suburban middle class teenage guys buy the bulk of this stuff, but they have a way out when they tire of the music , others are stuck trying to "keep it real" and than find out they have no marketable skills.

I dont think any judge or jury right now is real interested in blaming the cops for a rappers death, given the recent Imus double standard. I

2695 days ago
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Jim    

I am not a hip hop fan and don't care this mans lifestyle however the lawsuit brought on in his name is important to us all as citizens. If you let rouge cops get away with murder it won't be long before it may happen to any of us. These guys need to be held accountable or exonerated. The truth must be told at any expense.

2695 days ago
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DeLarge    

So, I'm thinking everyone commenting on this, so called, "gangsta rap," know all the lyrics and songs on each of the two late rappers, Biggie and Tupac's, albums? Sure, what was commercialized may come off as "gangsta rap," however, both rappers had more thought provoking tracks on their albums then what met the air waves.

Generalizing and making brash statements as if to know the subject, is wrong. Please, again, refrain from talking of subjects you know nothing about. While they rapped about their lives, they also rapped about other uplifting and interesting topics, then "gangsta rap". No, not everyone who lived their lives on the streets are "gangstas," if you don't know about the life, it's simple...don't talk about it. Every homeless person, isn't homeless by choice, and every "gangsta" isn't a "gangsta" by choice. Refer to any Michael Eric Dyson book on those matters. Tupac and Biggie were brilliant, and yes...they both deserve the same justice as JFK did when he was assassinated, no one's life is less deserving than the others!

2695 days ago
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Sam.    

WARNING!”
Just so everyone knows TMZ are pulling down ppls negative blogs about paris Hilton, now I don’t know WTF is going on here weather Hilton has them by the legal balls or they are just pathetic parasite huggers, anyway they have pulled off several of my comments and I’m getting pretty pissed off about it. I noticed that they aren’t doing this for Britney or Lindsay (surprise surprise!) and I call for everyone to post their most horrible hate blogs about parasite that they can muster, TMZ are protecting this worthless bitch and I for one am sick of it. GO GET ‘EM GUYS!

2695 days ago
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Sam.    

WARNING!”
Just so everyone knows TMZ are pulling down ppls negative blogs about paris Hilton, now I don’t know WTF is going on here weather Hilton has them by the legal balls or they are just pathetic parasite huggers, anyway they have pulled off several of my comments and I’m getting pretty pissed off about it. I noticed that they aren’t doing this for Britney or Lindsay (surprise surprise!) and I call for everyone to post their most horrible hate blogs about parasite that they can muster, TMZ are protecting this worthless bitch and I for one am sick of it. GO GET ‘EM GUYS!

2695 days ago
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kannike    



Faith Evans has been busted with crack in Atlanta where she lives with her new husband.Fath and her husband had to go to rehad to keep there kids.She has not had a hit due to her crack use and it has effected her voice her weight is now down to 100lb.Her home was forclosed on last year due to non payment.I live in Atlanta not a shell.I'm sorry that Biggie gone.But you can"t work the system when you run put of money!!His mother should sue not Faith..............

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