Notorious B.I.G. leads pop chart

 The Notorious B.I.G. grabbed the No. 1 slot on the U.S. pop album charts for the second time since he was murdered in 1997, while Montreal-based rock troupe Arcade Fire debuted at No. 2 with its second album, according to sales data issued Wednesday.

The late rapper's "Greatest Hits" sold 99,000 copies in the week ended March 11, tracking firm Nielsen SoundScan reported. The package is Notorious B.I.G.'s third chart-topper, his second posthumously, and features two previously unreleased tracks, "Running Your Mouth" and "Want That Old Thing Back." The rapper, born Christopher Wallace, was murdered in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles 10 years ago almost to the date, on March 9, 1997.

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