"I’ll be missing you" by Puff Daddy is one of the rapper's best-known hits that made him the superstar that he is today.
Puff Daddy released "I’ll be missing you" as a tribute to his rapper and friend The Notorious B.I.G., who was murdered in the same year the song was released.
The song was released on the album named "No Way Out" from 1997.
"I’ll be missing you" is a sample of The Police’s hit song "Every breath you take", in which a chorus sung by Faith Evans was included.
Sting, the vocalist of the band The Police, who originally wrote the song, performed the song "I’ll be missing you" at MTV Video Music Awards in 1997.
The song has three different versions: an extended version, another one without the chorus and an instrumental version.
The track's sheet music for keyboard and guitar is available as well. The single had a great popularity and spent 11 weeks on top of the Billboard Hot 100 in the summer of the year in which it was released, 1997.
The free I’ll be missing you by Puff Daddy piano sheet music is composed in the G major key.
The music video was released on 6 April 1997 in Chicago. It was directed by the famous director Hype Williams and the scenes were filmed in the walkway tunnel of O'Hare International Airport in Chicago.
The lyrics of the song are expressing the sadness and emptiness that P. Diddy feels after losing his friend.
Even though his friend died, P. Diddy tries somehow to keep him alive in memories, and he considers that singing about him proves that B.I.G. will never die. Puff Daddy strongly believes that his friend will be living through music.
Puff Daddy's "I’ll be missing you" had a huge success. It was number one in many countries like U.K., U.S., Ireland, Germany, Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Belgium, Norway, Denmark and Poland.
Moreover, let us not forget the fact that the song has a record of spending 11 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 music chart.
The free I’ll be missing you piano sheets are available here, in different versions, for everyone who would like to play the song.