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The Notorious B.I.G.’s ‘Life After Death’ Is Still A Blueprint For Commercial Rap Success 20 Years Later

It’s easy to hypothesize about what kind of rapper Biggie would be today. Would he actually dead 90% of the rappers out now? Would he still…

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If Ya Don’t Know, Now Ya Know: Notorious B.I.G.’s Final Album ‘Life After Death’ Defined An Era

Meet the masterminds who mixed and mastered Biggie's 'Life After Death' album.

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Everyday Struggle: 9 Songs That Showcase The Notorious B.I.G’s Strength & Vulnerability As A Black Man

On the 20th anniversary of Biggie's death, we take a deeper look at his lyrics.

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

A VIBE editor's personal experience with Biggie's second album, Life After Death.

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

Why Biggie's second album is the greatest album since 1993.

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11 Albums To Get Diamond Certification

Measuring an artist's success can be a numbers game. It's one thing for an album to go gold or platinum, but to go diamond? Very…

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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…