Hypnotize is a gangsta rap song by American rapper The Notorious B.I.G., from his final studio album Life After Death.
Produced by Puff Daddy, D-Dot and Amen-Ra, the track was released as the first single from the album on March 1, 1997. It was the last song released in his lifetime as he was a week later.
The song was a hit in the US, topping all the charts there while reaching Number 10 in the UK. It also reached Number 3 in Canada.
Hypnotize was ranked at Number 30 on Rolling Stone’s 50 greatest rap songs of all time in hip hop history and was nominated for Best Rap Solo Performance at the 1998 Grammy Awards.