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It Was All A Scam: Biggie’s ‘Life After Death’ Experience
A VIBE editor's personal experience with Biggie's second album, Life After Death.
’94 Week: Biggie Or Nas – Who Was The Real King Of New York In 1994?
Both dropped classic 1994 LPs that soundtracked the streets of NYC. But there can only be one king: Was it Nasty Nas or Biggie Smalls?
’94 Week: What You Don’t Know About Notorious BIG’s Ready To Die
If You Don’t Know, Now You Know There’s isn't a lot of mystery about Notorious BIG’s start up Ready to Die. VIBE sat…
’94 Week: Why 1994 Is Hip-Hop’s Greatest Year Ever
’94 Til Infinity We’re stamping 1994 as the greatest year in rap, when hip-hop became whole. Argue us Many rap heads consider 1988 to be…
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Watch: Lil Cease Returns To Biggie’s Block 20 Years After ‘Ready to Die’
This Saturday (Sept. 13) marks the 20th anniversary of one of hip-hop's most groundbreaking albums, The Notorious B.I.G.'s Ready to Die. And around these…
An Unpopular Opinion: Biggie’s ‘Ready To Die’ Is Hip-Hop’s Most Flawed Classic Album
The Notorious B.I.G.'s debut album began the legend of Brooklyn's begotten son. Still, upon closer look 20 years later, Ready to Die has some chinks...
Nas: Biggie Said ‘You Finally Got That Monkey Off Your Back’ When ‘It Was Written’ Went Platinum
Illmatic wasn't the only great rap album to drop in 1994 (in fact, we highlighted 49 dope discs that dropped the same year). But…
10 Unforgettable Moments in The Notorious B.I.G.’s Career
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"He should pay for his wrongdoings, but 28 years in prison is just too excessive."
A Black High School Football Player Attacked By White…
"This is 2016, not 1916. This is America. This is a place where children should go to school and feel safe in their environment."
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