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The Evolution Of Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs And The Bad Boy Family Through VIBE’s Covers

The launch of VIBE was the definitive introduction of the power of Hip-Hop and culture to move the crowd. Before the Internet, before email, before…

Music News

Faith Evans Says Duet Album With The Notorious B.I.G. Is ‘In The Finishing Stages’

It looks like fans of The Notorious B.I.G. will receive new tunes from the fallen MC very soon.


J. Cole Brought The Notorious B.I.G.’s “Hypnotize” Back To Los Angeles

Thanks to J. Cole, The Notorious B.I.G. was going going, back back, to Cali Cali yet again on Saturday (Feb. 20).


How One Man Lost A Record Deal With The Notorious B.I.G. Over A Dice Game

Bonz Malone recalls that one time he almost signed Biggie to Island Records.


Faith Evans, T’yanna Wallace, Jadakiss, Sheek, And Lil’ Cease Pay Tribute To Biggie

Faith Evans, Lil Cease Jadakiss, Sheek Louch and T'yanna Wallace Remember B.I.G.


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...


The 25 Best Notorious B.I.G. Guest Verses Of All Time

17 years ago today, they snatched him away from us. Biggie Smalls: the millionaire, the mansion, the yacht. He deserves every ounce of praise the…


New Music: Stage: Soul Music ‘March 9th (Tribute To Biggie)’ (Produced By DJ Premier)

Sunday marks the 17th anniversary of The Notorious B.I.G.'s death, and in memory of one of the greatest MCs, Soul: Stage Music serves up a…


Rick Ross Remakes An Iconic Biggie Record On ‘Mastermind’ LP

Rick Ross certainly knows how to make a gathering feel exclusive.


Class In Session: 9 Educational Rap Songs (That Sound Good!)

These nine instructional hip-hop songs will show you how to do this, son "10 Crack Commandments," The Notorious B.I.G. The crack game…


Slow It Down: The Notorious B.I.G.’s Best R&B Moments

The Notorious B.I.G.'s rugged street raps and brutally honest rhymes about surviving as a hustler are why he's a hip-hop legend. But there's way more…


10 Unforgettable Moments in The Notorious B.I.G.’s Career

The Source Unsigned Hype Back in the day, before rappers were signed because of YouTube views or blog hits, getting a major label’s attention…


The Notorious C.O.O.G.I.: Biggie’s History With The COOGI Brand

"However, I stay Coogi down to the socks…" Today marks 16 years since Christopher Wallace, better known to the world as The…


The Notorious B.I.G.: 12 Music Acts and Producers Biggie Would Record With Today

Christopher Wallace was taken away from us on March 9, 1997. But rather than present a mournful recollection of his musical impact, the following is…


Posthumous Hip-Hop Songs That We’ll Never Forget

Almost 17 years after 2Pac Shakur was tragically gunned down, news broke last week that 2Pac’s mother, Afeni Shakur, is working on releasing more never-before-heard…
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