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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
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10 Unforgettable Moments in The Notorious B.I.G.’s Career
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Janelle Monae And Maxwell To Perform At The Women’s…
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October London is a new signee to Snoop Dogg & Jazze Phae’s Cadillacc Music label.
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