Today marks the 15-year anniversary of the murder of Biggie Smalls, and in light of his passing, Chuck D is expressing remorse for suing the slain MC. In a new interview, the 51-year-old opened up about filing a copyright-infringement and defamation suit against Biggie over the unauthorized use of his vocals on the DJ Premier produced track “Ten Crack Commandments.” […]
On February 7th, XXL Magazine will be releasing an issue commemorating the passing of the Notorious B.I.G. March 9th, 2012 will mark the 15th anniversary of the MC’s untimely death. The feature stories include interviews from Biggie’s closest friends and family, 40+ never-before-scene photos, some of his most quotable rhymes, and much more. Source
The murders of 2Pac and the Notorious B.I.G. are top of mind when it comes to unsolved murders in hip-hop, but sadly, they’re not the only ones whose murderers have never been brought to justice. Jam Master Jay’s murder is still unsolved, and all of these cases seem to be cold. Find out who else […]
Jay-Z Talks “City Is Mine” Lyrics and Paying Tribute To Notorious B.I.G. In another video clip from Jay-Z’s “Decoded” iPhone app, Hov discusses lyrics in his 1998 single, “The City is Mine,” and explains why chooses to pay tribute to the Notorious B.I.G. in his rhymes. Read more
Newlywed R&B star Monica has found herself in the middle of a family feud. The singer recently collaborated with Rick Ross, Missy Elliott and Lil’ Kim for the single, “Anything.” The song samples David Porter’s “I’m Afraid the Masquerade Is Over” used for the Notorious B.I.G’s classic “Who Shot Ya?” and the Queen Bee cribs […]
Lil’ Kim was once the Queen of hip hop and has now been kicked off the throne by Nicki Minaj. She has been on a mission for the past year to make the world see that Nicki Minaj has taken her style and ran with it. She came very close to creating a comeback for […]
@9am in the Star Wars Mix it’s the Best songs of 1995 vs. The Best of 2005. Which year goes the hardest? Is it 1995 with The Notorious B.I.G., Brandy, Monica & Mariah Carey? Or is it 2005 with 50 Cent, Mario, Bobby Valentino, & Mariah Carey?
Footage recently surfaced of Big Kap DJ’ing behind The Notorious B.I.G. in 1995 at KMEL’s Summer Jam concert. The extreme heat caused Kap’s records to warp as he was playing them which led to disastrous results. The situation frustrated Biggie so much that Big threw a bottle of water at him on stage.
Christopher Jordan Wallace, son of the late Notorious B.I.G., stars in the upcoming comedy-drama Everything Must Go with Will Ferrell. The film hits theaters on May 13th.
If you walk around the streets of New York and ask who was the best to ever do it in hip hop, you will get all kinds of crazy answer, but the most common answer might be The Notorious B.I.G., who most say is the best dead or alive. Biggie has only given the world […]
Big’s Former Manager Wayne Barrow Shares His Memories On the anniversary of the death of the legendary Notorious B.I.G, his former manager Wayne Barrow shares some moments with The Source magazine about his first meeting with Biggie and the impact he had on the game. Read more