It's hard to tell where Evans is headed at this point, given the many directions in which she's been tugged throughout her career. She began as a fairly straightforward soul/R&B crooner, but her involvement with the Notorious B.I.G., whom she married in 1995, and the Artist Formerly Known as Puff Daddy, who latched onto her professionally at about the same time, meant she had to pay allegiance to the gangsta movement -- among the least romantic musical forms imaginable. Still-unsubstantiated rumors that she once split the sheets with Tupac Shakur subsequently painted her as a floozy, and Biggie's 1997 murder added professional widowhood to her burden, even though she was separated from him at the time... More >>>