According to The New York Post, Wallace said, “It still hurts that nothing has been done,” she said of the famed rapper. “His death is not something I want to celebrate. But I am grateful to everyone who remembers him.”
Since her son’s tragic death, Wallace has worked hard to keep the rapper’s legacy alive, including in the upcoming documentary “Notorious B.I.G.: One More Chance.”
Wallace told the Post that her son would “be in jail or he might be a multimillionaire roaming the Earth and vacationing in Bora Bora.”
“Whatever the world sees him as, I just see him as my son,” the 64-year-old continued. “He may not be here, but his memory is etched in me for life.”
As we all know, Biggie, the Brooklyn-native born Christopher Wallace, was shot and killed in Los Angeles in 1997. Local Investigators and the FBI hit a roadblock to finding his killer. However, Wallace stressed that either way her grandkids, CJ, 19, and T’yanna, 23, are carrying on their father’s legacy.
“My grandkids are beautiful. They remind me of their father. Both of them are smart and strong.”
1. MJ was a victim of physical abuse from his father as a child. In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, he shed tears and claimed that he was so terrified of his father that he would often vomit when he saw him.
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2. His favorite animated character from childhood was Pinocchio.
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3. When MJ listened to the songs from his days in The Jackson 5, he said he sounded like “Minnie Mouse.”
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4. His middle name was Joseph – Michael Joseph Jackson.
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5. “Billie Jean” is allegedly based on a true story. MJ claims an obsessive fan tried to say he was the father of her child.
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6. His first song to hit the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart was “Ben” in 1972.
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7. MJ was a huge Beatles fan. He paid $47 million for the publishing rights to the Beatles back catalogue in 1985 and sold a share of it to Sony in 1995 for $95 million.
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8. Get this… The costumes for the “Thriller” video came from the Salvation Army.
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9. Jackson invented and owns the patent for the special anti-gravity boots he wore that allowed him to lean forward extremely far in live performances of “Smooth Criminal.”
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10. MJ loved animals, and had several…strange pets. He had a python called Crusher, two llamas called Louis and Lola, and his most famous pet was Bubbles, the chimpanzee.
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11. Sources say MJ “borrowed” the Moonwalk from street dancers he saw outside a hotel.
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12. The original song title for “Thriller” was “Starlight.”
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13. Sources say MJ slept in an oxygen tent to live longer and for cosmetic purposes.
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14. MJ was a proud owner of a 2,700-acre Neverland Ranch that has a theme park, a menagerie, and a movie theater.
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15. “Home Alone” star Macaulay Culkin was one of MJ’s closest friends, and is the godfather of two of Jackson’s children.
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16. MJ’s estate signed a deal with Sony that gave them access to his unreleased recordings for $250 million.
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17. MJ often wore a black armband to remind people of the suffering of children around the world.
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18. The Los Angeles mansion he was renting just before he passed away once belonged to Sean Connery.
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19. MJ was allegedly a pretty avid reader… He was once accused by a library of owing $1 million in overdue book fines.
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20. Wikipedia, Twitter, and AOL’s Instant Messenger all crashed at 3:15PM on the day MJ died: June 25, 2009.
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