Today marks 18 years since the legendary Notorious B.I.G. lost his life in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles. He was just 24 years old.
On one track, which Ross did not reveal the title of at a recent listening party, he uses the instrumental from Biggie’s “You’re Nobody (Until Somebody Kills You).”
A Brooklyn community meeting this week found that committee members strongly objecting to a recent petition to rename the corner of St. James Place and Fulton Place to Christopher Wallace Way, in honor of Notorious B.I.G.
This feature is part of Radio.com’s week-long series on murder ballads. Inspired by recent hits, Radio.com is looking at the poem-cum-song’s evolutions in country music, its uses as a tool to raise social consciousness around race […]
The Tupac biopic that was announced in 2010, and has since dropped off the radar, is still in the works. Director Antoine Fuqua (Training Day), who has signed on for the project, recently breathed new life […]
Each year, when March 9 rolls around, hip-hop fans mourn the loss of Notorious B.I.G. But his fans aren’t alone. N.O.R.E. (who recently changed his name to P.A.P.I.) revealed the secret Biggie told him before […]
The Game makes no bones about his gang affiliations. The cover of his latest CD, Jesus Piece, features an image of his deceased brother, a Crip gang member who was shot to death in 1995. […]
This week in Rewind, The Game revealed the mystery holy man on his ‘Jesus Piece’ cover; the plot to kill Justin Bieber was foiled; the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame found a friend in rap rebels; and the LAPD speaks up after Notorious B.I.G.’s autopsy leak.
The release of the Notorious B.I.G.’s autopsy report came as a surprise to the deceased rapper’s family. The police have reached out to the family.
Pusha T’s lyrical assault “Exodus 23:1” has stirred the pot. It’s certainly gotten the attention of Lil Wayne, who returned serve with the sneering “Ghoulish” as well as Toronto rap heartthrob Drake. But according to the track’s producer Rico Beats, he had little idea that the song was going to be directed at the Young Money crew.