The Notorious B.I.G.

Ty Dolla $ign Revisits Classic SPIN Covers Featuring Kurt Cobain, Kanye West, and More Artists

Ty Dolla $ign has never made a secret of his influences. Musical heavyweights from across R&B, hip-hop, gospel, and rock have given him a distinct musical lineage and provided…
Will Gottsegen / August 6, 2019

The Notorious B.I.G.’s “One-Room Shack” Now Renting for $4k Per Month

Just this month, the late Notorious B.I.G.’s childhood city block was dedicated in his name. St. James Place between Gates Avenue and Fulton Street is now…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / June 21, 2019

Brooklyn Street Named in Honor of Notorious B.I.G.

The corner of Fulton Street and St. James Place in Brooklyn has been renamed in honor of the late Notorious B.I.G. Family, friends, associates, and public officials…
Will Gottsegen / June 11, 2019

Wu-Tang Clan, Notorious B.I.G. And Woody Guthrie Are Getting Their Own NYC Street Names

New York City might be getting a few new street names to honor some of its most well-known musicians. As WNYC/Gothamist reports, New York City Council voted 48-0…
Rob Arcand / December 24, 2018

Prince and The Notorious B.I.G. Honored With Custom NBA Jerseys

The NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves and Brooklyn Nets have unveiled alternate jerseys honoring musical legends from each respective city. The Timberwolves kit pays homage to Prince…
Tosten Burks / November 1, 2018

Johnny Depp’s Notorious B.I.G. Movie Pulled a Month Before Release

Johnny Depp’s Notorious B.I.G. thriller City Of Lies has been pulled from the schedule a month before it was set to hit theaters.

Watch a Trailer for the Tupac/Biggie True Crime Series Unsolved

The USA Network has released a new trailer for Unsolved, a true crime series about the police investigation into the murders of rival rapper Biggie Smalls…
Maggie Serota / December 15, 2017

Ice-T and Soledad O’Brien to Host Fox Special About the Tupac and Notorious B.I.G. Murders

Fox will investigate the murders of Tupac Shakur and Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls, in a new two-hour special on September 24 called Who Shot Biggie…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 25, 2017

Watch Two Trailers for New Notorious B.I.G. Documentary on A&E

On September 4, A&E will premiere a new documentary called Biggie: The Life of the Notorious B.I.G. The film is directed by Mark Ford, and will feature interviews…
Andy Cush / August 24, 2017

Diddy – “Watcha Gon’ Do” (ft. The Notorious B.I.G. & Rick Ross)

Puff Daddy, the newly minted highest paid entertainer in the world, would like to prove that he’s still actually an entertainer. He’s just premiered two versions of…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / July 23, 2017

The Notorious B.I.G.’s Mother Voletta Wallace Calls Kendall and Kylie Jenner’s Bad Biggie T-Shirts “Disgusting” [UPDATE]

It seems there's another problem with Kendall and Kylie Jenner's much-maligned "vintage" selfie concert tees: The Notorious B.I.G.'s mother Voletta Wallace says no one connected to the…
Anna Gaca / June 29, 2017

A&E’s Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Documentaries Get Premiere Dates

A&E has announced premiere dates for its upcoming "Biography" series productions on the Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur, as Rolling Stone reports. Biggie: The Life…
Anna Gaca / May 24, 2017

Faith Evans and the Notorious B.I.G. – “Party on the West Coast (the Matoma Tropical Remix)” ft. Snoop Dogg

Back in 2014, Norwegian DJ Matoma managed to get New Edition's Ralph Tresvant and 1 percenter terrorist Ja Rule on a single called "Old Thing Back"—a…
Brian Josephs / May 22, 2017

Review: Faith Evans and the Notorious B.I.G.’s The King & I Is an Unconvincing Biggie Tribute

40 years in, hip-hop has aged enough to feature a classicist contingent. Apart from the interminable arguments about what constitutes real hip-hop, this contingent has…
Brian Josephs / May 22, 2017

Krist Novoselic Is Peddling Fake News About That Photo of Kurt Cobain and the Notorious B.I.G.

There's a photo you may have seen floating around recently, perhaps Instagrammed by A$AP Ferg or model Cara Delevingne. It's a grainy image of the Notorious B.I.G. hanging…
Anna Gaca / May 15, 2017
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