Notorious B.I.G.

Diddy Recalls B.I.G.’s Writer’s Block, Being Turned Down By Prince For Life After Death

As the world continues to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Notorious B.I.G. classic Life After Death, collaborators and colleagues of the late rapper offer their own…
Dale Eisinger / March 26, 2017

New Music: Faith Evans and the Notorious B.I.G. – “Ten Wife Commandments”

On May 19, Faith Evans is releasing The King & I, a duet with her late husband the Notorious B.I.G. The project will be the second…
Brian Josephs / March 23, 2017

Here Are Magazine Scans of That Infamous Notorious B.I.G. Interview

Last week, we published a story about an infamous interview with Notorious B.I.G. that has been circulating through the rap-oriented byways of the internet since back…
Andy Cush / March 16, 2017

Watch Diddy and the Brooklyn Nets Honor the Notorious B.I.G. on Biggie Night

Sunday night's Knicks vs. Nets game was also Biggie Night at Barclays Center, where friends, family, and fans gathered to honor the Notorious B.I.G. days…
Brian Josephs / March 13, 2017

Did This Infamous Interview of Biggie Rating Other Rappers Ever Actually Happen?

According to internet lore, sometime during the prime of his career in the mid-'90s, the Notorious B.I.G. sat down with a journalist and a small…
Andy Cush / March 9, 2017

The Notorious B.I.G.: The Surreal Afterlife of a Hip-Hop Hero

This piece first ran as the cover story of the January 1998 issue of Spin. We are republishing the story in remembrance of the 20th anniversary…
Charles Aaron / March 9, 2017

The Car in Which the Notorious B.I.G. Was Shot Is Being Auctioned

The 1997 GMC Suburban that the Notorious B.I.G. got shot in is now being sold for $1.5 million. The sale was announced a week after the BMW…
Brian Josephs / March 6, 2017

An Official Notorious B.I.G. Documentary Is in the Works

An official Notorious B.I.G. documentary was announced Monday night at the Berlin Film Festival, Variety reports. Notorious B.I.G.: One More Chance will be directed by…
Taylor Berman / February 14, 2017

Here’s Two New Songs From the Long-Rumored Notorious B.I.G. and Faith Evans Duets Album

The details of a new Faith Evans and Notorious B.I.G. album, featuring unreleased Biggie verses, have been confirmed. The King and I--which Evans has been…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 3, 2017

Tupac and Biggie’s Murders Will Be The Topic of a New True Crime Series

Following a surge of interest in true crime television, USA has announced plans for Unsolved, a new series centered around the murders of Tupac Shakur and The…
Josh Rosenberg / November 10, 2016

Johnny Depp Might Solve the Murders of Biggie and Tupac in New Thriller Labyrinth

Despite playing the same goddamn pirate in five (and counting) Pirates of the Caribbean movies, Johnny Depp can still hold a leading role that doesn't have him in…
Josh Rosenberg / September 7, 2016

TBS and Mass Appeal Team Up for Show ‘Based Loosely’ on Notorious B.I.G. Lyrics

As if the lyrics of Biggie Smalls weren't notorious enough, they've now spawned their own comedy television series. TBS announced today that, in partnership with Mass…
Maya Lewis / July 28, 2016

Fat Joe Says the Notorious B.I.G. Was Talking About Anthony Mason on ‘I Got a Story to Tell’

For fans of both the New York Knicks and hip-hop, one of the most intriguing bits of lore surrounding the NBA team's '90s incarnation is…
Brian Josephs / May 16, 2016

Puff Daddy Will Head Up All-Star Tribute Show to Notorious B.I.G. in Brooklyn

Puff Daddy has been teasing a Bad Boy Entertainment reunion tour, and the kickoff has been announced: BBE artists will perform May 20 at Brooklyn's Barclays…
Anna Gaca / March 30, 2016

There’s a Notorious B.I.G. Hologram in the Works, According to Company That Made Tupac One

Tupac Shakur, the second-most famous person to ever appear in hologram form behind Princess Leia, may soon have some company. Entertainment Weekly reports that a Notorious…
James Grebey / March 29, 2016
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