very bigThe famous king of the NY crown passed on to another for just an absurd price – more than half a million rupees, a little north of the OG street price. It’s true, the headpiece Biggie wore in his iconic final photoshoot since 1997 – which has been repeated thousands of times in prints – was just sold at a Sotheby’s auction … eventually going to a bidder Who was willing to spend one. $ 594,750 for the talk. Pretty punk, right? Okay, maybe … Keep in mind, the crown is actually made of plastic – and eliminates the cost of the photog that first used $ 6 on the road with Biggie.
Do the math … and that’s about 10,000,000% markup in value. And, all because the crown was worn by BIG – plus, the fact that it has become a fixture in pop culture. And, get this – photog, Baron ClaiborneSay, the crowning concept almost didn’t happen … and it’s apparently because Didi It was not realized at the time, reportedly it was supposed to make Big G like “Burger King”. Big Poppa didn’t care though … he wore it anyway. As they say, heavy is the head that wears the crown. And, there is an even heavier price tag.