Notorious B.I.G.

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

Kendrick Lamar Unleashed a Dazzling Freestyle Over Biggie’s ‘The What’

The Notorious B.I.G. was killed 18 years ago today, and Kendrick Lamar commemorated the solemn anniversary by spitting an incredible freestyle over the beat from…
James Grebey / March 9, 2015

The 100 Greatest Live Performances on YouTube

We're coming up on the tenth anniversary of YouTube next February, but really, it feels like the site has been around far longer. In fact,…
Andrew Unterberger / October 22, 2014

The Notorious B.I.G.: SPIN’s ’97 Artist of the Year

One thing you learn early on, whether you’re a li'l ghetto boy or a spice girl, is that pop music, like life, is often beyond…
Charles Aaron / February 11, 2014

Can You Answer These ‘Jeopardy!’ Rap Questions?

The quizmasters at Jeopardy! have been on a musical kick as of late. Last month, the network TV game show tested contestants' knowledge of alt-rock…
Kyle McGovern / January 7, 2014

Notorious B.I.G.’s Criminal Past Glock-Blocks Street Naming Honor

The effort to name a Brooklyn street corner after the Notorious B.I.G. has met opposition from local residents who feel Biggie's criminal past and, um,…
Kyle McGovern / October 17, 2013

Notorious B.I.G. Petition Asks New York to Name Intersection in His Honor

One inspired Brooklyn resident has begun a petition to have a local street corner officially named after the Notorious B.I.G. The intersection of Saint James…
Chris Martins / August 30, 2013

Still Sealed: Record Store Day 2013’s Highest Earning eBay Flips

Once the racks have been ravaged and Record Store Day ends, the tireless pursuit for rare and elusive vinyl treasures spills onto the Internet. This…
Kyle McGovern / May 7, 2013

The Kids All Write: Lil Wayne and Birdman’s Teenage Daughters Publish YA Novel

Cash Money buddies Lil Wayne and Birdman have a long history of working together — fans are still waiting on the sequel to the pair's collaborative Like…
Kyle McGovern / March 12, 2013

Dead Wrong: 16 Years of Picking Biggie’s Bones

As of today, it's been 16 years since rapper the Notorious B.I.G. passed away, after he was shot and killed in Los Angeles. The murder…
Brandon Soderberg / March 9, 2013
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