The American rapiconen Tupac and Biggie Smalls or The Notorious B. I. G.) were in, respectively, 1996 and 1997 were murdered in drive-by shootings in Las Vegas and Los Angeles. The cars in which they were to be a collector, offered for sale, reports New Musical Express (NME).
The two rapgrootheden at the time were (and still by some) considered to be the best representatives of the gangstarap. The killings were the culmination in the rivalry where the hiphopgenre when in was bathed between the American ‘East Coast’ (with Tupac as the greatest representative) and the ‘West Coast’ (with Biggie Smalls).
The two cars in which the rappers were in when the fatal shot was fired was for sale. The cars go through the auction site ‘Moments in Time’ under the hammer. According to the founder of the site, which have both vehicles a “historical value”.
The GMC Suburban SUV where Biggie was murdered will be auctioned for 750,000 dollars (610.000 euro), while the BMW 7 Series, in which Tupac lost his life, estimated at around 1.5 million dollars (1.220.000 euros). The BMW Tupac was completely restored; the bullet holes are not to be seen. Car Biggie Smalls were just the doors replaced; a bullet hole in one of the belts is still visible.