Today would have been Notorious B.I.G.'s 44th birthday. Hip hop has been honoring his birthday every year since he was gunned down -- this year in particular, with Puff Daddy's Bad Boy Family Reunion concert. But now it's official. His birthday is a holiday.
One of rap's biggest mysteries finally has an answer. Appearing on ESPN's Highly Questionable, Fat Joe was asked about Biggie's 'I Got A Story To Tell' and whether or not he knew which member of the Knicks that B.I.G was rapping about.
Yesterday (Mar. 9), rap fans everywhere put their differences aside and came together to pay tribute to a undisputed legend, Christopher Wallace aka The Notorious B.I.G., on the 19th anniversary of his untimely death.
Mac Miller's GO:OD AM has been one of the nicest surprises of late, and it's about time these DJs start respecting him as one of the game's top lyricists -- if you disagree, just watch his latest spot on BigBoyTV.
Ray Jr has been picking up some serious momentum recently thanks in part to his new remix to “Same Crew”, which features verses from Dej Loaf, Machine Guin Kelly, Troy Ave, and Young Dolph.
Rather than taking on the hot instrumental of the moment, it's become trendy for rapper's to reach back to the 90s for their new freestyles, and if it means avoiding the oversaturation of some of our favorite current beats -- we're all for it.
Faith Evans recently sat down for an interview with HipHollywood, and revealed she's got plans in the works to put together another posthumous duets album with Biggie, following up Diddy's release of Duets: The Final Chapter back in 2005.
It's pretty common knowledge that the Notorious B.I.G came from humble beginnings and had his fair share of struggles. His undeniable talent enabled him to quickly make a name for himself in the hip-hop world.
The other month Jon Connor hit us with his very first "Best In The World" mixtape, which served as a tribute to Kanye West as the Michigan rapper went in over strictly Ye beats. Today the series continues, this time with Notorious B.I.G.
Marlon Wayans showed up on ESPN's Numbers Never Lie series hosted by Michael Smith and Jemele Hill to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the 1994 film "Above The Rim" which found Wayans co-starring with the late 2pac.
We've already received one big Mobb Deep collaboration today, the Bun B & Juicy J-featured "Legendary." On top of this, we've received a full album stream for Prodigy & Havoc's The Infamous Mobb Deep double disc album.
Bromances aren't relegated strictly for college frat boys, although you may have that idea in mind. Hip-hop has proved to be the birthing place of many a bromance, some of which have fizzled out over the years, and some of which remain stronger than ever.
Athens Park representative DUBB has hit us with a new track paying tribute to the late Notorious B.I.G. He chooses to go in over Big Poppa's "Sky's The Limit" instrumental in honor of the rapper's death anniversary.