It’s hard out there for the life of a rappers wife or that ride-or-die chick. Once you beat out the competition; the gold diggers, video vixens and schemers, and officially accept the title, your public image changes, usually for the worse.
We've got a pretty crazy news story for you, fam. A previously-unheard phone conversation between 2Pac and Sanyika Shakur (AKA Monster) has just surfaced, and it contains new information about an alleged plot against Pac.
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.
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.
With the Grammys coming up this Sunday, we thought it would be a good idea to take a look at the times they have upset us, the hip-hop community, the most. Because nobody is perfect and the Grammys are certainly no exception.
Man Who Claims To Be Involved In Covering Up Murder Of Notorious B.I.G. Escapes From Prison Jun 6, 2013 at 11:05 AM
Clayton Armstrong Hill, a man who confessed to being an accessory after the fact to the murder of hip-hop legend Notorious B.I.G. (although he was never trialed for it) has reportedly escaped from a prison camp in Atlanta, Georgia.
Marshall Mather's career has been a roller-coaster ride of success, drug abuse, WTF moments and undeniable talent. Widely regarded as one of the best MCs of all time, Eminem has no shortage of recognizable tunes and hits.
Big Sean Says He Reminded Kanye West Of Biggie When He Rapped For First Time Dec 26, 2013 at 03:04 PM
By now, the story of how Big Sean got signed to Kanye West is pretty familiar to the rap world-- Sean Don was working at a radio station in Detroit at the time, when 'Ye came through.
Exactly 16 years ago, the rap game changed forever. Christopher George Latore Wallace, more commonly known as The Notorious B.I.G. was shot and killed during a drive by shooting in Los Angeles.
Mac Miller kicks some bars over Biggie's "Sky’s the Limit" instrumental for SBTV's "Warm Up Sessions." How'd he do?Check out Mac Miller Freestyles Over Biggie Instrumental, the latest video from Mac Miller, released on Tuesday, November 12th, 2013.
In honor of this day celebrating the life of Christopher Wallace, this video was unearthed today which was filmed by Dream Hampton back in 1994, just before the relationship between the two icons went south.
Rick Ross Samples Biggie, Recalls Attempted Shooting On Track From "Mastermind" Oct 30, 2013 at 04:48 PM
Rick Ross is feelin' like Biggie. The MMG bawse recently held a small listening session for a couple of tracks from his upcoming LP, Mastermind, which revealed some interesting details about the project.
Universal music has signed a deal with Sendapackage.com, which will result in the release of a number of classic rap LPs to be released in cassette tape form.
If you're dealing with anything that is Notorious B.I.G. or Tupac-related, there's a fine line to walk when it comes to paying homage/being disrespectful.
Lil Kim has found her way into the headlines a lot recently, though rarely for her music. The rap star was most recently in the news for dismissing allegations of her face being "physically distorted".
As you may be aware, the legendary Notorious B.I.G.'s death anniversary is coming up this Sunday, on March 9th. DJ Premier has let go a new tribute he produced for the late MC, with very smooth vocals from a singer by the name of Stage Soul Music.
When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
Biggie's upbringing in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn is well documented in his work. The late rapper lived in 26 St. James Place, apartment 3L with his mother in his childhood, working at the Met Food around the corner.
With the anniversary of B.I.G.'s untimely passing just this past Saturday, March 9th, Hot 97 and BET have joined forces for a tribute cypher which incudes Joey Bada$$, Maino, Uncle Murda, Lil Cease, Fred The Godson, N.O.R.E., and Joell Ortiz.The cypher hos
New Animated T.V. Series, "House Of Wallace," Features Children Of Notorious B.I.G. Mar 12, 2013 at 12:47 PM
We just celebrated the anniversary of Notorious B.I.G.'s passing a few days ago, and fans of the legendary rappers continue to pay tribute to Biggie.
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