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Life After Death
Life After Death
Studio album by The Notorious B.I.G.

Released

25 March 1997

Recorded

September 1995-January 1997

Genre

Hip hop, mafioso rap, East Coast hip hop

Length

109:12

Label

Bad Boy

Producer

Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, Carlos "July Six" Broady, Buckwild, Clark Kent, Sean "Puffy" Combs (also exec.), DJ Enuff, DJ Premier, Easy Mo Bee, Havoc, Jiv Poss, Daron Jones, Kay Gee, Ron "Amen-Ra" Lawrence, Nashiem Myrick, The Notorious B.I.G., Paragon, RZA, Stevie J., Chucky Thompson

Life After Death is the second and final studio album by American rapper The Notorious B.I.G., released in 1997 on Bad Boy Records. A double album, it was released posthumously following his death on 9 March 1997. It features collaborations with guest artists such as 112, Jay-Z, Lil' Kim, Ma$e, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Too $hort, Angela Winbush, D.M.C. of Run-D.M.C., R. Kelly, The LOX, and Puff DaddyLife After Death exhibits The Notorious B.I.G. further delving into the mafioso rap subgenre, which was predominant in East Coast hip hop at the time.

The album was nominated for three Grammy Awards in 1998, including Best Rap Album, Best Rap Solo Performance for its single "Hypnotize", and Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for its second single "Mo Money Mo Problems". Along with Raekwon's Only Built 4 Cuban Linx..., AZ's Doe or DieJay-Z's Reasonable Doubt, and NasIt Was WrittenLife After Death has been considered by music writers as one of the seminal mafioso rap albums, as well as a landmark in hip hop music.

Track listingEdit

Disc one

No. Title Performer(s) Writer(s) Producer(s) Time
1. "Life After Death Intro)" - Combs, Jordan, Wallace Sean "Puffy" Combs, Stevie J., The Notorious B.I.G. (co.) 1:39
2. "Somebody's Gotta Die" The Notorious B.I.G. Broady, Combs, Myrick, Wallace Nashiem Myrick, Carlos "July Six" Broady, Sean "Puffy" Combs 4:26
3. "Hypnotize" The Notorious B.I.G. Angelettie, Combs, Lawrence, Wallace Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, Ron "Amen-Ra" Lawrence, Sean "Puffy" Combs 3:50
4. "Kick In the Door" The Notorious B.I.G. Martin, Wallace DJ Premier 4:47
5. "Fuck You Tonight" The Notorious B.I.G., R. Kelly Combs, Jones, Kelly, Wallace Daron Jones, Sean "Puffy" Combs 5:45
6. "Last Day" The Notorious B.I.G., The LOX Muchita, Phillips, Styles, Wallace Havoc, Sean "Puffy" Combs (co.), Stevie J. (co.) 4:19
7. "I Love the Dough" The Notorious B.I.G., Jay-Z, Angela Winbush Carter, Harvey, Wallace, Winbush Easy Mo Bee 5:11
8. "What's Beef?" The Notorious B.I.G. Broady, Myrick, Wallace Carlos "July Six" Broady, Nashiem Myrick, Paragon (co.) 5:15
9. "B.I.G. Interlude" - Angelettie, Wallace Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie 0:48
10. "Mo Money Mo Problems" The Notorious B.I.G., Ma$e, Puff Daddy Betha, Combs, Jordan, Wallace Stevie J., Sean "Puffy" Combs 4:17
11. "Niggas Bleed" The Notorious B.I.G. Combs, Jordan, Myrick, Wallace Nashiem Myrick, Carlos "July Six" Broady, Sean "Puffy" Combs, Stevie J. 4:51
12. "I Got a Story to Tell" The Notorious B.I.G. Best, Wallace Buckwild, Chucky Thompson (co.), Sean "Puffy" Combs (co.) 4:42

Disc two

No. Title Performer(s) Writer(s) Producer(s) Time
1. "Notorious Thugs" The Notorious B.I.G., Bone Thugs-n-Harmony Combs, Henderson, Howse, Jordan, McCane, Wallace Stevie J., Sean "Puffy" Combs 6:07
2. "Miss U" The Notorious B.I.G. Gist, Wallace Kay Gee 4:58
3. "Another" The Notorious B.I.G., Lil' Kim Combs, Jones, Jordan, Wallace Sean "Puffy" Combs, Stevie J. 4:15
4. "Going Back to Cali" The Notorious B.I.G. Harvey, Wallace Easy Mo Bee 5:07
5. "Ten Crack Commandments" The Notorious B.I.G. Martin, Wallace DJ Premier 3:24
6. "Playa Hater" The Notorious B.I.G. Combs, Jordan, Wallace Sean "Puffy" Combs, Stevie J. 3:57
7. "Nasty Boy" The Notorious B.I.G. Combs, Jordan, Wallace Sean "Puffy" Combs, Stevie J. 5:26
8. "Sky's the Limit" The Notorious B.I.G., 112 Kent, Wallace Clark Kent 5:29
9. "The World Is Filled..." The Notorious B.I.G., Puff Daddy, Too $hort Angelettie, Combs, Shaw, Wallace Deric "D-Dot" Angelettie, Sean "Puffy" Combs 4:54
10. "My Downfall" The Notorious B.I.G., D.M.C. Broady, Combs, McDaniels, Myrick, Wallace Carlos "July Six" Broady, Nashiem Myrick, Sean "Puffy" Combs 5:26
11. "Long Kiss Goodnight" The Notorious B.I.G. Diggs, Wallace RZA 5:18
12. "You're Nobody (Til Somebody Kills You)" The Notorious B.I.G. Combs, Jordan, Wallace Sean "Puffy" Combs, Stevie J., DJ Enuff (co.), Jiv Poss (co.) 4:52

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