A few pieces of material that could be considered hip hop history are up for grabs to the highest bidder.
A contract featuring the late Notorious B.I.G.’s agreement with Uptown Records is one of several documents scheduled to be auctioned off by the online auction house, Paddle8. The two-page termination agreement features a handwritten signature from Biggie, making it the only item with an authentic signature from the rapper to ever be offered to the public.
The document also features a handwritten signature from Andre Harrell, the founder of Uptown Records. An escrow agreement between Arista and Puff Daddy is also included in the set of documents being auctioned.
A description of the lot on the Paddle8 website states the following:
“A nine-page contract outlining a payment agreement between Notorious B.I.G. and Bad Bay Records, which was headed by Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs during this time. Including interoffice memos and signed by some of the most influential names in hip hop history, this item chronicles the timeline of Biggy’s rise to fame. The contract is also the only contract ever signed by Christopher Wallace before his untimely death.”
The auction is scheduled to end on June 25 at 1 PM EST. Make a bid or learn more about the auction; click here