Last year www.Rapradar.com did manage to ask Biggie’s label boss and close friend Diddy the question on many music fan’s lips, and the hip hop mogul halfway answered the question, but unfortunately didn’t specifically identify anyone or give any names. Well, in fairness, it was 18 years ago people!!!!!
Anyhow, a couple of weeks after the 14th anniversary of B.I.G’s death, I Miss The Old School are happy to tell you that the mystery has finally been solved.
We spotted the below over at http://www.blackbookmag.com
It reads….’The Daily News has located the cute baby from Biggie Smalls’ iconic Ready to Die album cover. Keithroy Yearwood, who grew up in the Bronx, is now an 18-year-old high school senior. He was paid $150 for the two-hour modeling agency shoot in which he posed in diapers and an impressive Afro. And here we all were, thinking the cover was an early picture of Big himself! Rumors about the Ready to Die baby’s identity have ranged from one of Diddy’s kids, to the son of one of the hairstylists at Bad Boy Records. Apparently Yearwood’s baby fro worked against him for some kiddie modeling jobs—some potential employers wanted to cast him as a girl—but it helped land him the album cover…’
View the below video to find out more…