He may not be Biggie’s son, but his face graced the cover of the Ready to Die album in 1994. Keithroy Yearwood, the adorable baby with the afro, is now all grown up and about to graduate from high school. Yearwood says that people often assume that he’s made a lot of money from the iconic image. In fact, he was only paid a mere $150 for the photo shoot. Yearwood doesn’t mind; he’s just happy to have been part of such a groundbreaking rapper’s career.
Well, at least that's one mystery surrounding the Notorious B.I.G. legacy solved.
P.S. You can buy the Ready to Die Notorious B.I.G. t-shirt on T-Shirts.com and check out Yearwood's interview via NYDN: