I Love It When You Call Me Big Poppa

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This page is about the famous lyric from Notorious BIG "I love it when you call me big poppa." As well as a running list of cultural references to the best selling song.

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Who said it?

Notorious B.I.G.

When did Notorious B.I.G. say “I love it when you call me big poppa”

Notorious B.I.G. said “I love it when you call me big poppa” in his song “Big Poppa.”

When did Big Poppa come out?

Big Poppa was released on January 17, 1995.

In what context did Notorious B.I.G. say “I love it when you call me big poppa”

In the context of the song, Biggie is talking about how he loves it when his girlfriend calls him Big Poppa because it makes him feel important and loved.

Who was Notorious B.I.G.?

Notorious B.I.G. was born Christopher Wallace on May 21, 1972, in Brooklyn, New York. He was raised in the tough Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant. As a teenager, Wallace began selling drugs on the streets. In 1989, he was arrested on weapons charges. After serving nine months in jail, he turned his life around and began to focus on his music career.

Wallace signed with the rap label Bad Boy Records in 1993. His debut album, Ready to Die, was released the following year. The album was a huge success, and its single, “Big Poppa,” became a top-10 hit.

In March 1997, Wallace was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles, California. His murder remains unsolved.

What was the cultural impact of Notorious B.I.G.?

The cultural impact of Big Poppa was significant. He was one of the most popular rappers of his time and helped to pioneer the hip-hop genre. His music was influential in the development of the hip hop culture and his lyrics were often controversial. He was also known for his flamboyant lifestyle and his relationships with women.

This song in particular is notable for it’s fundamental role in the movie Hardball with Keanu Reeves.

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