Crown Estimated To Sell For Up To $300,000

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)Sotheby’s on the East Side is holding its first hip-hop auction, and it will feature items associated with two iconic rappers.

Among the items are the crown worn and signed by the Notorious B.I.G. for a 1997 photo shoot.

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The shoot was held three days before he was killed in Los Angeles.

It’s estimated the crown could fetch up to $300,000.

There are also 22 love letters Tupac Shakur wrote to a high school sweetheart when he was a teenager.

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They’re estimated to go for $60,000-$80,000.

Shakur and Biggie were gunned down within months of each other. The murders remain unsolved.

The auction will be held on Sept. 15. For more, visit

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