There appears to have been two rewards of $25,000 joined together. One
by Los Angeles City Council and the other by his mother. I have been
unable to ascertain if they are still available.
In the book: The Murder of Biggie Smalls by Cathy Scott, the author
states that the Los Angeles City Council announced a reward of $25000
on April 29, 1997, and on May 15 it was announced that Biggie?s mother
had donated a further $25,000 reward. If you use Amazon?s ?Search
Inside? feature with the word: reward , you will see the information
on pages 144 and 157.
It is referred to as $50,000 in the article on this news site
I also searched a pay per view news database and found two articles
this particular site, I can only summarise their contents)
April 29, 1997, Tuesday
Headline: L.A. City Council Offers $25,000 Reward In Notorious B.I.G. Murder Case.
Seven weeks after the murder, Los Angeles City Council offered a
$25,000 reward for information that helped to solve the case. The
report then went on to relate the facts behind the murder and
potential witnesses. The LAPD was reported to have no comment on the
The second article is dated: July 8, 1997, Tuesday.
Headline: Rapper Reward.
Four days before it was due to expire, the Los Angeles City Council
extended the time period on the $25,000 reward. The time limit was
not stated. The report then reiterated the facts of the case a comment
by a member of the LAPD on the reward as an incentive.
If you wish to purchase these articles, go to LexisNexis by credit
card. Articles cost $3 each. Use the search term: "christopher
wallace" AND reward You will be able to identify these two
articles by their headlines.
There is no information on the Los Angeles City Council regarding the
reward, although I do note that they do seem to issue rewards in many
As for images, it depends on what you mean by High Resolution pictures
and whether you wish to pay for them. Here are some links to images, I
hope they meet you needs.
If you wish to purchase high quality photographs go the following
sites and use the following two search terms (on separate searches)
?Notorious B.I.G.? or Biggie. You will see a number of photographs
which have watermarks on them. Costs vary.
Reuters (registration required before searching)
I hope this answers your question. If it does not, or the answer is
unclear, then please ask for clarification of this research before
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soon as I receive it.