A Jeopardy! contestant made headlines not for her record-breaking winnings, but for a double dose of embarrassment concerning one of music’s most prolific artists.
After longtime host Alex Trebek asked for the name of the emcee who was fatally shot on March 9, 1997 — which was the Notorious B.I.G. — a competitor swiftly volunteered to answer, but swiftly came up with the wrong response. “Who is Two Pack?” she quietly said.
Jeopardy!, which has been on the air since the mid-60s, has made headlines in the music world for their hip-hop centered questions. From Drake to Kanye West, contestants had to showcase their knowledge of not only geographic or historical facts, but also past and present artists who’ve created their own path in a pop culture world.
Listen to the mishap below.
— Deadspin (@Deadspin) December 16, 2016