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“Flamboyant:” How Rap Legends Remember Big L 20 Years After His Death

“L would tell me, ‘Look, man, I have half a day on Wednesday.’ So I’d go get him from school and hang out with him.” – Lord Finesse This bit of benevolence is…

Cam’ron Previews Very Personal Song About Big L’s Murder

Cam’ron’s Killa Season 2 and Purple Haze albums are on the horizon — that much we know. This week, Harlem World’s very own, took to his Instagram page to preview new…

Man Accused Of Killing Rap Legend Big L Gunned Down In Harlem

Gerard Woodley, a man suspected of killing famed lyricist Big L in 1999, was fatally shot in Harlem on Thursday (June 23), the New York Daily News reports. The…

New Study Finds Murder Is The Leading Cause Of Death For Rappers

On the 18 year anniversary of <a title="From The VIBE Vault: Biggie's 'Life After Death' Is The Greatest LP Since '93"…

Global Week: Ed Sheeran Says ‘Nina’ Was Inspired By Classic Jay Z And Big L Freestyle

Former Vibe cover star Ed Sheeran is a rap genius You don’t realize how vulgar some of The Notorious B.I.G.’s lyrics are until you hear them spat by Ed Sheeran, Brit…

Vixen Vent: Hip Hop is Officially Dead

I think it’s safe to say that hip hop is officially dead. Although Macklemore appeared to have made a <a title="Drake Calls Macklemore's Grammy Text to Kendrick Lamar…

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 may not be today what it once was…

Big L’s Brother Talks New ‘Return of The Devil’s Son’ LP, Roc-A-Fella Recruitment & Mase

(photo credit: Destiny Mata) It’s been more than a decade since the hip-hop world lost Lamont “Big L” Coleman to street violence. Born and raised in Harlem…

Big L’s Brother Talks Early Rhymes, Mase Leaving The Block & Jay-Z Recruitment (Pg. 2)

How old was L when you first heard him rap? He was rhyming since age 5. If you look into the first album you can see L rocking on the mi