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Rappers 3Bubble & J.Gray Are the New Outkast

Rebecca Bohanan | Posted 06.13.2016 | Entertainment
Rebecca Bohanan

I try to look at things through the eyes of Dr. King/And then I wonder are we really fulfilling the dream?/Are we content, are we done with making pro...

King of Rap: The Notorious B.I.G. [EXPLICIT]

Kelly Newsome | Posted 04.28.2016 | Entertainment
Kelly Newsome

A Tribute to Big Poppa, The King of Rap 1972--1997 "Stay far from timid Only make moves when your heart's in it And live the phrase sky's the ...

Documentary Claims Diddy Was Behind Tupac's Murder

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 02.09.2016 | Entertainment

The Los Angeles Police Department has solved the murders of rappers Christopher "Biggie Smalls" Wallace and Tupac Shakur, according to a documentary f...

Meet 90's East Coast Hip Hop Inspired Designer Jonathan Goldberg

Brad Hobbs | Posted 01.26.2016 | Style
Brad Hobbs

Jonathan Goldberg is a fashion designer inspired by the 90's hip hop culture. Being from the Tri State area, the culture of NYC and its Hip Hop hist...

Forever Top 5 Dead Or Alive: Jadakiss

Azeem Khan | Posted 01.25.2016 | Entertainment
Azeem Khan

Photo Credit: Tom Medvedich In hip hop there are tiers when considering talent among different artists. These tiers are irrespective of who is sellin...

As the First David Bowie Tributes Roll In, Here's To 10 Other Artists Whose Deaths Inspired Music

David Hinckley | Posted 01.13.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

In an age where the whole world is a vidcam, it took only hours for the first breathtaking David Bowie musical tribute to go viral. Chris Nickol, or...

Brooklyn's 2015 Afropunk Festival: NO Ism Schism!

Marlon Regis | Posted 08.26.2015 | Entertainment
Marlon Regis

No Sexism. No Racism. No Ableism. No Ageism. No Homophobia. No Fatphobia. No Transphobia. No Hatefulness. Basically, no divide among people caused by ANY prejudice beliefs!

I am the Jackie Robinson of Hip Hop Graphic Design!

Brad Puet | Posted 01.10.2015 | Arts
Brad Puet

It was 1987. I had just gotten off work and walked across the Kitsap Mall to Sam Goody to look for this album. I heard that it had just got out and...

To 'Like' or Not to 'Like': The Facebook 10 Commandments

Courtney Garcia | Posted 09.29.2014 | Comedy
Courtney Garcia

As an OG of Facebook, I feel inclined to offer advice. There are rules to this shit, as Biggie once said. Thus, I've written a 'Liking Manual,' a step-by-step booklet to clean up the Feeds, and help tweetsters get their digital game on track.

Notorious B.I.G's Son Graduates From High School

The Huffington post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 06.04.2014 | Black Voices

Christopher Wallace Jr., son of singer Faith Evans and rapper Christopher "Biggie Smalls" Wallace, accomplished a feat his late father would be proud ...

If Rappers Were Copywriters

Simon Goetz | Posted 02.02.2014 | Comedy
Simon Goetz

I'm selling dope, straight off the iPhone. Are you saying that you're actually selling drugs using your iPhone? We ran it by Marketing and they love your energy, but insist the copy is way off brand.

Biggie Too Fat To Have Brooklyn Corner Named After Him

| Posted 10.17.2013 | New York

By Janet Upadhye CLINTON HILL — Community board members objected to naming a corner for the late rapper Biggie Smalls because, according to some,...

Boys To Men -- Harlem Haberdashery Guy Wood Sr. & Louis Johnson Jr. Keep It Classic

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 11.20.2013 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

So for me summer is over. I wrapped it up with some pretty amazing new finds. I re-discovered Harlem, and fell in love with its history through fashion again.

PHOTOS: Remembering Biggie Smalls

The Huffington Post | Erin Clements | Posted 03.08.2013 | Celebrity

Saturday (March 9) marks the 16th anniversary of Biggie Smalls' untimely death at age 24. The inimitable rapper, born Christopher Wallace, made hea...

WATCH: Remembering Biggie 15 Years Later

Posted 03.09.2012 | Black Voices

March 9, 1997 marked a tragic day in the world of hip hop with the passing of Christopher "The Notorious B.I.G." Wallace. Gunned down at the age of 24...

Mysterious Celebrity Deaths

Posted 01.18.2012 | Celebrity

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Random Midday Cuteness: Baby Loves Biggie

Stacia L. Brown | Posted 01.11.2012 | Black Voices
Stacia L. Brown

Oh, man. This is adorable.

'Planet Rock' Shows The Power Of Hip-hop

Bené Viera | Posted 11.26.2011 | Black Voices
Bené Viera

This year's 15th annual Urbanworld Film Festival showcased Planet Rock: The Story of the Hip-Hop and the Crack Generation . The documentary explores hip-hop's intrinsic relationship with a generation growing up during a time crack when was ruining families.

Our Burning House: A Eulogy for Biggie Smalls

Smokey Fontaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Smokey Fontaine

On the anniversary of Biggie Smalls' death, I find myself thinking about the rapper as a cultural hero. Hip-hop, after all, is our dominant culture -- it socializes us, and teaches us about life.

Dan Black Gives Us Symphonies, Discusses Mashups and "Awesome Bizarreness"

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

I spoke with the hybrid innovator about his current album and living life in the "synthscape," as his bio calls it.2010-06-09-danblack.jpg

Mojo Morgan: Rock Out, With Your Locks Out

Timothy Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Timothy Cooper

If Bob Marley and U2 had a chance to record a song together, it would sound like rasta-rock, a new genre of music pioneered by Brooklyn-born artist Mojo Morgan.

P. Diddy Comes Clean On Notorious Fellatio (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | David Flumenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

If you've ever wondered about the audio interlude in Notorious B.I.G.'s Ready to Die in which, by all aural indications, Biggie is receiving oral sex,...

Inside the GOP Hip-Hop Revival Tent

Patrick Sauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Patrick Sauer

It's a jungle out there and sometimes in the privacy of their own gated communities the Grand Old Party wonders how they're going to keep from going under.

Notorious: The Biggie Biopic is Great But it Still Doesn't Answer, "Who Shot Ya?"

Raymond Leon Roker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Raymond Leon Roker

Notorious is the first biopic of a hip-hop personality. Think about that as both an awesome milestone, as well as a sad testament for hip-hop.