Faith Evans

Faith Evans and The Notorious B.I.G. famously met at a photo shoot in 1994 and were married nine days later. What followed would become one of the most legendary love stories in hip-hop history.
Evans has now, 20 years after B.I.G.’s still unsolved murder, created The King & I, a new album that tells the story of their life together. The album’s 25 tracks feature newly recorded vocals by Evans melded with vocals by Biggie Smalls, some well-known but also a selection of rare and unheard rhymes from the B.I.G. vault. The King & I also includes an impressive list of guest appearances by rap royalty including Busta Rhymes, Jadakiss, Lil’ Cease, Lil’ Kim, Sheek Louch, Styles P and Snoop Dogg. Evans has also brought on some of the most acclaimed producers in hip-hop, many of whom produced some of B.I.G.’s most famous tracks, including DJ Premier, Just Blaze, Salaam Remi, Stevie J and Chucky Thompson.
“I remember telling Ms. Wallace years ago that one day it would be really dope if I could do something similar to Natalie & Nat King Cole’s Unforgettable,” says Evans. “Knowing the love that B.I.G. had for Tyanna & Ceejay, I feel it's my duty to uphold & extend his legacy, especially his musical contributions. This project is my creative reflection of the love we had & the bond we will always have. I'm elated to share this musical journey with our fans!”
The King & I will be released on May 19, just two days before Biggie’s birthday. The album will be available on CD, digital download and streaming. The King & I will also be available on vinyl as a 2-LP set on June 9.

1.  A Billion
2.  Legacy
3.  Beautiful (Interlude)
4.  Can’t Get Enough
5.  Don’t Test Me
6.  Big/Faye (Interlude) – featuring Jamal Woolard
7.  Tryna Get By
8.  The Reason
9.  I Don’t Want It – featuring Lil’ Cease
10. I Got Married (Interlude) – featuring Mama Wallace
11. Wife Commandments
12. We Just Clicked (Interlude) – featuring Mama Wallace
13. A Little Romance
14. The Baddest (Interlude)
15. Fool For You
16. Crazy (Interlude) – featuring 112 & Mama Wallace
17. Got Me Twisted
18. When We Party – featuring Snoop Dogg
19. Somebody Knows – featuring Busta Rhymes
20. Take Me There – featuring Sheek Louch & Styles P
21. One In The Same
22. I Wish (Interlude) – featuring Kevin McCall & Chyna Tahjere
23. Lovin You For Life – featuring Lil’ Kim
24. NYC – featuring Jadakiss
25. It Was Worth It