We don’t acknowledge Christopher Columbus but we DO acknowledge these Christopher’s 1. Christopher George Latore Wallace Source:Getty 2. Christopher Lee Rios Source:Getty Big Pun! 3. Christopher Maurice “Chris” Brown Source:Getty Breezy! 4. Christopher Brian “Chris” Bridges Source:Getty Luda! 5. Christopher ‘Kid’ Reid and Christopher ‘Play’ Martin Source:Getty Rappers 6. Christopher Julius “Chris” Rock III Source:Getty […]

The legendary rapper was shot and killed on March 9, 1997. He was 24 years old.

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The rap giant was larger than life during his short but impactful career. Today we look back at his life through photos, on what would have been his 49th Birthday.

Gemini season is officially here, and a lot of legendary rappers belong to the same zodiac sign.

The hubcap from the vehicle Biggie died in in 1997 is randomly on sale at an auction block for a whopping $150,000.

From his underground freestyles that had cassettetape ribbons poppin' due to heads pressing that "Rewind" button to guest verses that flew under the radar, Big constantly proved that he didn't just have bars, he had bricks of work on deck.

The 2020 class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has been announced and features a Brooklyn Hip-Hop legend, and an extremely talented songstress from Newark, N.J. Whitney Houston and The Notorious B.I.G. will join a number of other notable acts during the induction ceremony coming May. Along with the aforementioned Houston and Biggie […]

Canibus famously rapped on his LL Cool J takedown track “Second Round K.O.” that the “greatest rapper of all time died on March 9th” in reference to the late, great Biggie Smalls. Fans on Twitter are currently honoring the legendary Notorious B.I.G. and made “#RIPBigge” a top trending topic. The Notorious B.I.G., born Christopher Wallace […]

21 years after his death The Notorious B.I.G.’s influence continues to touch popular culture of today. Versace is bringing back the sunglasses he made famous. As Hype Beast reports the Italian luxury designer is rereleasing the iconic 424 model which the Brooklyn rapper popularized. While the shades bare a strong resemblance to the silhouette from the 90’s, […]

June is Black Music Month, a celebration of African-American musicians, creators, innovators and influencers. For 2018, the Urban One family is highlighting 25 of the most influential musicians of all-time that have contributed to black spaces far and wide, ranging from inspirational, to hip-hop and R&B. Artist: The Notorious B.I.G. Genre: Hip-Hop Quick Highlights: Life […]

Seems like there’s a new Tupac and Biggie documentary, movie, mini-series, et cetera coming out every year. USA just wrapped Notorious, last year the Tupac biopic All Eyez On Me was released and now the story of Biggie and Pac’s murders from the journalism and LAPD perspective is heading to the big screen. Based on […]