Posts tagged "Notorious B.I.G."

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…
By: 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,…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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,…
By: 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 Jame…
By: 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. Thi…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: Brandon Soderberg / March 9, 2013

‘Community’ Star Gillian Jacobs on Christian Ska and Dolly Parton

Unlike the self-righteous former anarchist she plays on NBC's meta-comedy Community, Gillian Jacobs maintains a pretty tame lifestyle, heavy on mom-friendly tunes and early bedtimes. But…
By: Luke McCormick / February 21, 2013
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