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It Was All A Scam: Biggie’s ‘Life After Death’ Experience

A hip-hop fan’s introduction to the Notorious B.I.G.’s brilliance doesn’t always start with his seminal debut album, Ready To Die. I’m seven months away from turning…

From The VIBE Vault: Biggie’s ‘Life After Death’ Is The Greatest LP Since ’93

You never knew what to expect when The Notorious B.I.G. stepped inside the recording booth. Engaging humorist. Underworld fabulist. Swaggering seducer. The overweight…

Does Jadakiss Know Which NY Knick Biggie Robbed On ‘I Got A Story To Tell’?

ESPN’s Highly Questionable has been trying to help solve a rap mystery that has plagued us for years. That mystery? Who was the New York Knick Biggie robbed on “I Got A…

’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 <a href="https://www.vibe.com/2014/09/watch-lil-cease-returns-biggies-block…

Diggin’ In The Crates: The Sample In Common’s ‘Speak My Piece’

A super brief history on the samples used in that song you can’t get out of your head Common’s sense of rap is better than good. With a new home on No I.D.’s Def Jam…

Beenie Man Remembers Biggie Coming to Jamaica

Jamaica’s Dance Hall music royalty, Beenie Man, stopped by the VIBE Offices to talk about his new projects, just completed shows and to remember the times he spent with…

NOTORIOUS Writer Cheo Hodari Coker Talks About Biggie’s Last Interview, His Legacy and the Man Behind the Music

There are only a handful of journalists who were lucky enough to develop personal relationships with The Notorious B.I.G. Fifteen years after his tragic passing, the…

UNBELIEVABLE: The Women Who Called Biggie, “Big Poppa”

As VIBE continues to celebrate the life of The Notorious B.I.G., we take a look back at some of the women that played huge parts in his life. Read this article from our…