It's been twenty years, but these lines are timeless.
"You heard of us, the murderous, most shady / Been on the low lately, the feds hate me” - Notorious B.I.G., "Victory"
"Now trick what? Lace who? That ain't what Mase do / Got a lot of girls that'd love to replace you” - Mase, "Around The World"
"I was in one bedroom, dreamin of a million (yeah) / Now I'm in beach houses, cream to the ceiling (that's right)” - Puff Daddy, “Been Around The World”
"Everybody eatin, everybody involved / You can't stop that like you can't stop rap / Bad Boy stop what's the chance of that?” - Puff Daddy, “Don’t You Stop What You’re Doing”
"See how these players love that, to the point where I can't take it, I'm a playa hater, I can't fake it” - Puff Daddy, “Do You Know”
"And I told my nigga Big I'd be multi before I die /It's gonna happen whether rapping or clapping have it your way / Cause if that's my dough you're trapping, I'm clapping your way” - JAY-Z, “Young G’s”
"Damn it feel good to see people up on it / Flipped two keys in two weeks and didn't flaunt it / My brain is haunted, with mean dreams GS's with BB's on it, supreme schemes” - Notorious B.I.G., “Young G’s”
"It's all about the Benjamins, true that be the motto / Ran out of ammo and started, throwing bottles” - Black Rob, “I Love You Baby”
"Now, what y'all wanna do? Wanna be ballers, shot callers, brawlers / Who be dippin' in the Benz with the spoilers / On the low from the Jake in the Taurus” - Puff Daddy, “All About The Benjamins
"I want it all figured out, fuck bein' a broke nigga . Drinkin' malt liquor, drivin' a broke Viga / I'm with Mo' sippers, watched by gold diggers / Rocking Girbaud denims with gold zippers” - Jadakiss, “All About The Benjamins"
"Wanna bumble with the Bee, huh? Bzzz, throw a hex on the whole family / Dressed in all black like The Omen / Have your friends singin', 'This is for my homie'" - Lil Kim, “All About The Benjamins”
"Squeeze off 'til I'm empty, don't tempt me / Only to Hell I send thee, all about the Benji's, what” - Notorious B.I.G., "All About The Benjamins”
"To the City College deceased may you rest in peace / To the families, I never meant to cause no pain I know the truth, but if you want, then I shoulder the blame” - Puff Daddy, “Pain”
"I can still hear the shots that left my man Big layin / On my knees cryin and prayin, then I said 'God why? Got to know how hard we try / Don't let him die, please don't let my nigga be dead'" - Puff Daddy, “Pain”
"Never take your eyes off that shit yo / Try to get everything you can out of these motherfuckers yo / Ain't no guarantee they gonna love you next year…” - Notorious B.I.G., “Pain"
"Did I just hear a tight jam, now it's on let make my maneuver / Hit the alley saw his man in a land cruiser” - Twista, “Is This The End”
"My click is in it til it's over, never sober / Bustin over, lay in the lane with the 'caine in the Rover / Pray to Jehovah, for the nigga with the Ruger / The young Don, the Heron mover” - Styles P, “I Got The Power”
"I'm lookin forward to the future, Mase and The Lox / And my little son Justin, touchin a knot” - Puff Daddy, “Friends"
"Erybody wanna be Pam Grier now, stare now / Wanna know what I wear now, peep the gear now, uhh I swear now, I done killed that shit / Dangerous Na Na, niggas feel my shit, uhh” - Foxy Brown, “Friends”
"Life ain't always what it seem to be / Words can't express what you mean to me / Even though you're gone, we still a team / Through your family, I'll fulfill your dream (that's right) - Puff Daddy, “I’ll Be Missing You”
"There's no guy slicker than this young fly nigga / Nickel-nine nigga, floss you die quicker (uh-huh) / This fed time outta town pie flipper / Turn Cristal into a crooked I sipper” - Mase, “Can’t Nobody Hold Me Down”
"Can't nobody take my pride / Can't nobody hold me down... ohh no I got to keep on moving" - Puff Daddy, “Can’t Nobody Hold Me Down"