Spotify Releases Biggie’s Listening Data, United States Isn’t Even In The Top Five

(AllHipHop News) It may seem hard to believe, but 20 years ago today, the most popular format for consuming was the almighty, but now antiquated, compact disc.

Biggie, who was only 24-years-old when he was shot and killed in Los Angeles on March 9, 1997, only released one official album in his lifetime.

And much has changed since B.I.G.’s debut album Ready to Die debuted on September 13, 1994.

Thanks to the emergence of streaming music platforms, a lot more data is available regarding the impact of the legendary rapper and his releases.

Reps for Spotify delivered some data to about Ready to Die and some of the rapper’s other songs’ performance on their platform.

According to Spotify, New Zealand clocks in as the country that listens to Notorious B.I.G. the most.

Australia, Canada, Ireland, Canada and the United Kingdom rounded out the top five countries.

Surprisingly, the United States landed at number seven in terms of overall listening to the revered lyricist.

But, in the United States, the East Coast listens to more of Biggie’s music than the West Coast does.

According to the data, women tend to listen to the Biggie’s song “Nasty Girl” more, while men prefer to listen to the classic thumper, “Who Shot…