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Why did Biggie name the song Juicy?

Asked by jdegrazia (269points) March 9th, 2009

Track 10 on Ready to Die. It was all a dream…

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asmonet's avatar

If you look here you can find your answer. :)

“Its melody is sampled from Mtume’s “Juicy Fruit”, and has an alternative chorus sung by R&B girl group Total. The song is considered by many to be among the greatest hip-hop songs of all-time.”

Often when songs are sampled or redone in new ways, elements of the original title linger on.

jdegrazia's avatar

@asmonet No metaphor in there though? I guess I just always assumed that there was some significance beyond the sampled song.

asmonet's avatar

Well, his life is full, rich and lush now (in the song), ‘Juicy’ does fit the theme. I wouldn’t think it extended any further than that.

iwamoto's avatar

maybe it was about juicy burgers ? wallace was called B.I.G for a reason ;)

djarash's avatar

His life contained juice especially his girls

ckinyc's avatar

Thank you! No more banging around the bushes. ;)

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