In honor of what would have Big L’s 40th birthday, Complex presents a newly discovered clip of Big L and Big Pun freestyling in 1998, along with some studio footage of Big L and Ron Browz in the studio in the second clip. Both clips are provided by Jewlz of Danger Zone Filmz, the mastermind [cont.]
The Corleone classic gets a Buckwild remix, from the upcoming D.I.T.C. The Remix Project LP, which is in stores today. Sidenote, this would have been good for Buck’s Wildest Beats….
ForDaFresh Films presents: “Big L – Now or Never“. The video features rare live footage as well as rare & never before seen photos of the late, great Big L. “Big L rest in peace!”
Here’s a recently unearthed Big L interview from around the time Lifestyles and The Poor and Dangerous was released, while touring with Biggie, Craig Mack, and Puff.
We gave your the Top DJ Mag report & interview with Big L & O.C. a couple of weeks ago, now here’s a 3 part rough unedited recording of their Zagreb show back in 1998.Bonus: Das EFX live in club Aquarius, Zagreb, back in 1998 & their interview with Phat Phillie.
Posthumous compilation; no rating given. Gunfire cut the lives of too many talented emcees short. 2Pac, Notorious BIG and Scott LaRock instantly come to mind. Typically lost in the shuffle of the deceased is Big L. At 24, Lamont Coleman’s life was stopped in a barrage of gun fire. Many believe he was on the [cont.]
Big L’s second posthumous LP “Return Of The Devils Son” is now available in all stores and digital retailers. Also, check out Village Voice’s (big shout out to Phil Mlynar) recent feature on Big L: http://www.villagevoice.com/2010-11-17/music/big-l-s-unfinished-business/ Big L – “Unexpected Flava” (produced by Large Professor) (MP3)
1995 was the year and Big L and Jigga dropped this freestyle on the famous Stretch and Bobbito Show. Check out this classic freestyle. Big L & Jay-Z – Freestyle On Stretch and Bobbito Show (02-23-95)(MP3)
Here we have the first cut from Big L’s second forthcoming posthumous LP “Return Of The Devils Son” which will be released on 11-23-2010. Check out the press release followed by the download link below. This Tuesday, ten years after his sophomore album, The Big Picture, went gold, and twelve years since his unsolved murder [cont.]
SMC Recordings, along with Distrolord Inc, is set for a huge release from New York rapper Big L, close to 12 years after his death. Since his passing, albums have been released under the guise of the Big L imprint, but none except his sophomore release was official. Ten years later, Big L fans will [cont.]
DJ Premier @ HipHopSite in 2006. Preem did a two-hour Big L tribute set on Toca Tuesdays this week, in honor of the 10th anniversary of the rapper’s death. Big up to the unofficial DJ Premier blog for spotting this. DJ Premier “Big L Tribute Mix” (MP3)
Just as Big L began to perfect his art to the fullest, he was fatally shot on the streets of Harlem. At the time of his death, L was just beginning to rise from D.I.T.C.’s levels of obscurity with his hit single, “Ebonics”, and was in being considered by Jay-Z’s Roc-A-Fella imprint to sign a record deal. [cont.]
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