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Stance Socks Celebrates ‘Ready To Die’ Anniversary With Sweet Chick Collaboration

Friday (Sept. 13) marks the 25th anniversary of The Notorious B.I.G.'s masterpiece debut Ready To Die, and Stance sock company teamed up with hip-hop elite and friends…

This Unsuspecting Country Keeps Biggie Smalls’ Music In Heavy Rotation

Biggie Smalls’ influence continues to be recognized all over the world, that…

Everyday Struggle: 9 Songs That Showcase The Notorious B.I.G.’s Strength And Vulnerability

Life as a young black man in America can be one of the roughest experiences over any other group of people in this country. The fact of the matter is that there are…

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…

’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? In 1994, two heralded New York C…

’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…

’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 hip-hop’s zenith. The…

Watch: Hot 97 Remembers The Notorious B.I.G.’s ‘Ready To Die’

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of The Notorious B.I.G.’s debut album Ready To Die, Hot 97 shared a video featuring anecdotes from DJ Enuff, Funkmaster Flex…

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 parts, we tend…