Heavy Hitter Dj Enuff talks with about working with the Notorious B.I.G, breaking 50 cent records on radio, and being one of the first people to put on Kanye West.
Jay explains why he often quotes the late great Notorious B.I.G.
Newly discovered footage of the Notorious one appearing on Jon Stewart’s pre-Comedy Central MTV show, some years ago. We never knew they crossed paths…..and also question who’s idea it was to perform this version of the track…
This man definitely has a future at ESPN.
Original suspect in the 1994 shooting and robbery of Tupac Shakur at Quad Studios in NYC, Dexter Isaac, has come forth admitting to the crime, which found Pac surviving, after being shot five times. He also alleges that Jimmy Henchmen paid him $2500 to do it, and suggests he still has Pac’s original chain that [cont.]
Non-mixtape remix from It’s In The Game, featuring bonus verses from Notorious B.I.G. Sebb and D-Dot on the track. Not sure that counts as a Biggie feature? LISTEN: Wais P – “Pendejo (Remix)” Wais P – “Pendejos (Remix)”
Wow! Oscar darling Adrien Broady appeared at the Academy Of American Poets in NYC in May, reading the lyrics to B.I.G.’s “10 Crack Commandments”.
Possibly Busta’s nastiest verse ever – and by “nasty” we mean x-rated. B.I.G.’s lines come from “All Men Are Dogs”, and somewhere, Snagglepuss is kicking rocks. LISTEN: Busta Rhymes – “I Knock You Out” (feat. Notorious B.I.G.)
Talib Kweli explains what Biggie’s impact on Brooklyn, New York City as a whole and the entire hip hop genre. Plus, Kweli reveals the first time he heard Biggie and how they used to roll in similar circles.
Maino borrows a line from Canibus to pay homage to Biggie. LISTEN: Maino – “March 9th” Maino – “March 9th”
In another piece of DJ Vlad’s interview with Preemo, he asks about Jay and Big’s early years, as well as confrontational with Jigga during their recording sessions.
Fat Joe serves up more tales from The Darkside, which coincidentally is the title of his new LP, in stores tomorrow.
Ah, memories. Fat Joe’s The Darkside is in stores Tuesday.
If you hadn’t figured out by the end of the video, it is sponsored by Coors Light.
Do you listen to Poetical Prophets, Brick City Kids, Original Flavor, Ricky D, Kid Wizard Rakim, Simply II Positive, or Darkman X? You probably do, but just don’t know it yet. A blog called Onetwann digs into the archives and unearths a treasure trove of lost pre-major label demos from the likes of Jay-Z, Slick [cont.]
Last week we showed you The 20 Most Embarrassing Sellout Moments In Hip-Hop History. On the flipside of that coin, there have been some dope moments when rappers starred in commercials for products, many times the commercials themselves more memorable than the items they were pushing. Let’s take a look….. 20. Lil Jon + Subway [cont.]
From the other night’s celebration of Biggie’s life, recorded live at The Lab in Brooklyn, courtesy of DJ Mr. Cee.
Jon Shecter, aka Shecky Green, is a man of many accomplishments. Among them, co-finding The Source Magazine (and walking out on it when the Almighty R.S.O. took it over), the brokering of DJ AM to a lucrative deal with Pure group in 2006, launching Game Records / Video, and being one of the first people [cont.]
J.Period & Ralph McDaniels f. The Notorious B.I.G. – “Flava in Ya Ear (March 9 Video Remix)” from Truelements Music on Vimeo. Today, March 9, 2010, J.Period & “Uncle” Ralph McDaniels (Video Music Box) bring Biggie back to life with the first installment of the March 9: Video Remix Collection – a groundbreaking new collaboration [cont.]
Apparently, the story behind this track was that Biggie recorded his verse (not originally on this J. Dilla beat), and Busta and Nas were to join him. But because Biggie was apparently going at 2Pac in the verse, the song was never finished, as Busta did not want to get involved. Later in 2002, the [cont.]
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