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Notorious B.I.G.

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How Hip-Hop Revolutionized Murder Ballads

This feature is part of Radio.com’s week-long series on murder ballads. Inspired by recent hits, Radio.com is looking at the poem-cum-song’s evolutions in country music, its uses as a tool to raise social consciousness around race […]

06/04/2013

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Tupac Biopic Will Focus On Slain Rapper’s ‘Last Few Days’

The Tupac biopic that was announced in 2010, and has since dropped off the radar, is still in the works. Director Antoine Fuqua (Training Day), who has signed on for the project, recently breathed new life […]

03/13/2013

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N.O.R.E.’s Notorious B.I.G. Confession: “I Was One Of Those Calls”

Each year, when March 9 rolls around, hip-hop fans mourn the loss of Notorious B.I.G. But his fans aren’t alone. N.O.R.E. (who recently changed his name to P.A.P.I.) revealed the secret Biggie told him before […]

03/10/2013

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What Message Is The Game’s ‘Gang Sign Tutorial’ Sending?

The Game makes no bones about his gang affiliations. The cover of his latest CD, Jesus Piece, features an image of his deceased brother, a Crip gang member who was shot to death in 1995. […]

02/27/2013

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Rewind: The Game Reveals Mystery Messiah, And Other Headlines You Missed

This week in Rewind, The Game revealed the mystery holy man on his ‘Jesus Piece’ cover; the plot to kill Justin Bieber was foiled; the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame found a friend in rap rebels; and the LAPD speaks up after Notorious B.I.G.’s autopsy leak.

12/14/2012

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Notorious B.I.G.’s Family Receives Apology For Surprise Autopsy Report

The release of the Notorious B.I.G.’s autopsy report came as a surprise to the deceased rapper’s family. The police have reached out to the family.

12/09/2012

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Justin Bieber Is Freestylin’ Again

[photogallerylink id=67440 align=left]Last month, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Justin Bieber[/lastfm] went on-air to freestyle over [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jay-Z[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Kanye West[/lastfm]‘s Otis beat.  Well, he’s back again, this time rapping over the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Notorious B.I.G.[/lastfm]‘s Who Shot Ya?.  Not only […]

12/20/2011

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Jay Z Breaks Down His Tribute To B.I.G. In His Lyrics

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]JayZ [/lastfm]is one of the few rappers out that contiues to pay tribute to the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Notorious B.I.G.[/lastfm] in his lyrics. And in a recent intereview he expained why.

07/19/2011

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A Confession To Accessory After The Fact Of Murder, Of The Notorious B.I.G.!

Clayton Hill has come forth and confessed to being an accessory to after the fact to the murder of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Notorious B.I.G.. [/lastfm]Which means he knows who the real killer of the murdered rapper is!

07/06/2011

The Notorious B.I.G: 5 Rappers That ‘Came Close’ To Re-Creating The Hip Hop Legend

“Take a better stand, Put money in my moms hand and get my daughter this college plan, so she don’t need no man”, are the type of things that [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Notorious B.I.G.[/lastfm] rapped about […]

03/09/2011

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