In Hip Hop History Today “Big L died” February 15, 1999
Lamont Coleman better known as Big L died February 15, 1999. Coleman was killed by an unknown assailant in a drive-by shooting in Harlem. His second studio album, The Big Picture, was put together by Coleman’s manager, Rich King. It was released the following year and certified gold. R.I.P. Big L. Listen to Big L – The Big Picture above.