While I think these type of albums are in bad taste – posthumous (yes I needed to look up the definition of this word) & money making ventures, I do however like this cover art. Some people have said it makes him look like a dunce. To me it really stands out in a genre of music that has a poor reputation for cover art.
The artist credited is Elizabeth Rosen who has done portraits of B.I.G before. Although her site doesn’t showcase this piece or many other similar.
I found desktops (from the Itunes interactive booklet) featuring more illustrations from the campaign. Download them here on this obscure forum here.