New The Notorious B.I.G. Songs, Mixtapes & Videos


2017-10-17-biggie-life-after-death-movie

I Wrote the Script for Biggie’s ‘Life After Death’ Movie [Feature ]

A quote from Psalm 27:1 appears on black: “The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?” Fade In: Emergency Room, Cedars-Sinai... Read More

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Biggie Would Choose Chronic “Over Some Jordans Any Day,” Says Diddy [Feature ]

The Notorious B.I.G. is arguably the greatest rapper of all time—yes, we know, JAY-Z and Rakim would like a word—but he was certainly no sneakerhead. "Big liked his kicks, but he loved his weed and women... Read More

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The Lesson All Artists Can Learn From This Brutal “No Stars” Review of Biggie’s “Big Poppa” Video [Feature ]

Artists often tell us that they don't care about reviews, but they're lying. They absolutely care about reviews. Especially negative reviews. Here's the thing about all reviews, though: they don't fucking... Read More

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The Notorious B.I.G., Tupac Shakur & The Dark Side of Immortality [Feature ]

Suge Knight’s black ‘96 BMW 750iL was nothing more than a luxury vehicle before the night of September 7, 1996. When the clock struck the hour of 11:15 p.m., the beautiful piece of man-made machinery was... Read More

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Where Did All the Cool Rappers Go? [Feature ]

In 2009, Jay Z made an appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman to promote his underwhelming album, The Blueprint 3. Seemingly aware of Letterman’s penchant for dry humor and slyly cutting remarks,... Read More

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10 Times a Rapper’s Guest Feature Hijacked Their Entire Song [Feature ]

Despite the hip-hop landscape seemingly morphing into a much friendlier space in recent years, with rappers much more likely to collaborate than go to war, the spirit of competition is still deeply ingrained into the... Read More

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Biggie’s Lyrics Inspired a New TBS Show That Might Actually Be Dope [Feature ]

We’ve already seen Notorious B.I.G. immortalized on the big screen, and soon we might see his raps take new life in a scripted series on TBS. On Thursday, TBS announced the development of Think B.I.G., a TV... Read More

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Confirmed: Biggie Was Rapping About Drinking Grape Juice on “Big Poppa” [Feature ]

Did Eminem actually have no snare in his headphones? (He actually didn't.) Did Jay Z really once lose 92 bricks? (The jury's still out on that one.) And, perhaps most importantly, when Biggie rapped, "T-Bone... Read More

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Tupac: “They Shot Me 5 Times. Until I Get My Nagasaki, We Can’t Have Peace” [Feature ]

“I want my respect. It's not gonna be over till I drop my Nagasaki. They bombed Pearl Harbor. They shot me five times, okay. Until I get my Nagasaki, we can't have peace." Reading this excerpt from Angie... Read More

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Faith Evans is Developing a Biggie Hologram to Perform With Her [Feature ]

Biggie's spirit lives on in so many ways, but it looks like we'll soon feel like we can reach out and touch the late, great rapper.  Faith Evans has been working on an album featuring her late... Read More

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Classic Hate: The Internet Hates on Biggie’s “Juicy” [Feature ]

I don't know if I'm willing to say that the internet has inspired a generation of haters. The truth is there was probably a caveman saying "yeah, fire's not really that dope though if you think about it" in the... Read More

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Drake Takes His Place Beside Biggie in Billboard Chart History [Feature ]

Since the days of Adam and Eve, it’s been said that success is the sweetest revenge. If Drake believes in this ancient proverb he doesn't have to look any farther than the charts for proof. His latest single,... Read More

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Did You Know? LL Cool J’s “Doin It” Was Meant For Biggie [Feature ]

There have been countless blogs and bloggers who played a role in planting the seeds that have led to hip-hop’s dominance over the internet. There are truly too many to name. Some of the same sites that were active in... Read More

2015-10-07-esg-sample-ufo

From Biggie to J. Cole, the Incredible Sample Legacy of ESG’s “UFO” [Feature ]

This group was popular in the early '80s. This group hails from the South Bronx, the birthplace of hip-hop. This group has been sampled over 400 times by artists of every genre and generation. What does this group look... Read More

2015-07-27-biggie-death-internet-comments

The 1997 Internet Reacts to Biggie’s Death (Hip-Hop Corner Archives, Pt. 1) [Feature ]

My eyes are bloodshot, my hands are shaking from three cups of coffee and my hair looks like Danny Brown. I was up until 4:30 AM. I’ve always considered blogs a thoroughly modern invention, a product of... Read More

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A King Before the Crown: The Lost Photos of Biggie Smalls [Feature ]

The year is 1994, it’s the summertime, and New York City is the dream destination for any artist hoping to turn their creative passion into a profession. David McIntyre, a lanky Scotsman with a thick accent, steps foot... Read More

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Notorious B.I.G. - Juicy [Stream]

This week marked the 41st birthday of the one and only Notorious B.I.G., and to celebrate we thought it was only right to include his most famous song, Juicy. A track that includes one of the most instantly recognizable first... Read More

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9/11, Biggie & History’s Only Case of Retroactive Censorship [Feature ]

As I've written before, I find hip-hop censorship on the whole hilarious. The rules for what words get taken out (Em couldn't say "rubbers" on "Crack a Bottle") and which get left in (but "skeet skeet" from "Get Low"... Read More

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Jadakiss Premieres “Letter to B.I.G.” Video on MySpace Music [Feature ]

New York, NY -- East Coast vet Jadakiss has just premiered the official music video for "Letter to B.I.G.," his Faith Evans-featuring tribute to Biggie Smalls. The Vashtie Kola-directed video intercuts footage of Kiss and... Read More

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Notorious Soundtrack [Album]

It’s been more than ten years since Biggie was gun downed in Los Angeles. At the moment he drew his last breath he was instantly transformed from a rapper to an icon, from an artist to a legend, from a man to a myth.... Read Full Review

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Jadakiss Releases “Letter to B.I.G.” Video [Feature ]

New York, NY -- Jadakiss recently impressed DJBooth regulars with "Letter to B.I.G.," a tribute record set for inclusion both on his third studio album, The Last Kiss and on the soundtrack to Biggie biopic Notorious. Now,... Read More

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MIMS ft. Biggie - Bread and Butter [Stream]

If you’re still not sure why MIMS was so hot in early ‘07, take heed:  since releasing his slightly less successful follow-up single, Like This, the Manhattan MC has been hard at work on his sophomore album,... Read More

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Biggie ft. 50 Cent, Bizzy Bone, Maino, Chingy, Bobby V & Chris Notez - Can I Speak To Biggie [Stream]

This past Sunday, March 9, marked the eleventh anniversary of the Notorious B.I.G.‘s tragic shooting death in 1997.  In honor of the fallen rap legend, NYC rapper/producer “Hav Boy” Monte has decided to... Read More

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The Notorious B.I.G. Is Still the Notorious O.N.E. [Feature ]

NEW YORK, NY -- The Notorious B.I.G.'s "GREATEST HITS," the new Bad Boy Records compilation honoring the extraordinary life and career of the late, great hip-hop legend, has made a triumphant #1 debut on both the Billboard... Read More

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Biggie ft. Snoop, Nate Dogg, Fabolous & Busta Rhymes -  Running Your Mouth [Stream]

It’s been ten years since his death, and Biggie is still one of the most powerful forces in hip-hop.  Running Your Mouth, off B.I.G.‘s Greatest Hits album, brings the Notorious one together with Fabolous,... Read More

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Mike Boogie & Terry Urban Drop “Unbelievable: A Tribute To Biggie Smalls” [Feature ]

On the 10th anniversary of the tragic passing of Christopher ‘Notorious B.I.G.’ Wallace, Mick Boogie and newcomer Terry Urban of the League Crew team up to release Unbelievable: A Tribute To Biggie Smalls, a project that... Read More

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Diddy ft. Notorious B.I.G. & Nicole Scherzinger - Come To Me (Remix) [Stream]

After the original version of club-inspired Come To Me helped loft Diddy’s new album, Press Play, to the top of the charts, the remix is released.  The chosen guest feature of Bigge is fitting, since he is the man... Read More

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Notorious B.I.G. - Duets: The Final Chapter [Album]

“If you know and you enjoy hip hop / If you want one of the coldest brotha’s out of North America / Welcome the Notorious B.I.G / a.k.a. Biggie” The quote, was from a 1996 recording made by the late rapper while making... Read Full Review