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Diddy Says He Changed His Name So Many Times Because of David Bowie

The Huffington Post | Melissa Radzimski | Posted 02.04.2016 | Entertainment

The artist formerly known as Puff Daddy (and P. Diddy and Puffy and Sean Combs) went on "Kocktails with Khloé" last night and s...

Documentary Claims Diddy Was Behind Tupac's Murder

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 02.04.2016 | Entertainment

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

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 selli...

Faith Evans Knows 'Justice May Never Be Served' In Notorious B.I.G.'s Death

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 12.31.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Faith Evans is well aware that "justice may never be served" in Notorious B.I.G.'s untimely death, she told HuffPost Live on Tuesday. The Gram...

Big in Fashion - King James Version

James Sanders | Posted 12.02.2015 | Style
James Sanders

Things don't work the same for me, as they do for others. I mean, if I changed my name to Kardashian, somehow I doubt that people would believe that I...

If Tupac And Biggie Twitter-Beefed Like Meek Mill

The Huffington Post | Aaron Nemo | Posted 07.31.2015 | Comedy

Social media is killing rap beef. Callouts that might have been refined and organized into calculated disses are now being carelessly dropped on cyber...

10 Essential Entrepreneurial Lessons From the Notorious B.I.G.'s 10 Crack Commandments

Ciara Pressler | Posted 04.07.2015 | Small Business
Ciara Pressler

Of the many great insights gleaned from rap lyrics, few are as applicable to startup success as The Notorious B.I.G.'s 10 Crack Commandments.

More Money More Problems? Not Really!

Steve Siebold | Posted 03.28.2015 | Money
Steve Siebold

Money can't solve every problem or eliminate every worry, but it does have the power to reduce stress in tough times while providing opportunity in good times.

Faith Evans Confirms Duet Album With Notorious B.I.G.

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 12.01.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

For anyone who grew up listening to '90s hip-hop, Notorious B.I.G.'s "Ready To Die" was a must-have for your tape deck when it came out in 1994. Twent...

20th Anniversary Review of the Notorious B.I.G.'s 'Ready to Die,' by a 2Pac Fan

Tony Delerme | Posted 11.15.2014 | Black Voices
Tony Delerme

After listening to Ready to Die from beginning to end, I realized how much of a fool I was to have been blind to this album for so many years. To simply call it a classic and leave it at that would be an understatement.

Listen To These 3 Songs Before Your Next Interview

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 08.10.2014 | Entertainment

Listening to 50 Cent's "In Da Club" has always been perfect for when it's your birthday, for when you're sipping Bacardi or when it's not your birthda...

Top Chef Daniel Humm Collects Pop Stars and Michelin Stars

Rock Paper Photo | Posted 08.13.2014 | Arts
Rock Paper Photo

For Eleven Madison Park, Chef Humm selected classic Miles Davis prints ("so cool, fresh, innovative and collaborative"), while the more raucous Rolling Stones photos preside at NoMad, which he calls "our looser, louder sibling."

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 ...

Faith Evans And Diddy Reunite To Perform 'I'll Be Missing You'

Posted 01.24.2014 | Entertainment

Lucky Los Angeles concertgoers got a '90s flashback on Wednesday when Sean "Diddy" Combs took the stage during Faith Evans' show to perform their smas...

Verbal Bling, Homicide, and Afrocentricity

Baba Brinkman | Posted 03.15.2014 | Science
Baba Brinkman

When I was commissioned to write The Rap Guide to Evolution and challenged to communicate the key ideas behind Darwin's theory in hip-hop form, my first thought was to see if I could find any rap songs that already center around evolutionary themes.

Matt Sax's Venice Takes the Public Theater by Storm

Xaque Gruber | Posted 08.13.2013 | New York
Xaque Gruber

The music of Venice spans rock, pop, rap and hip hop punctuated by anthemic ballads.

Shorty Wanna Be a Thug

Kenya (Robinson) | Posted 05.27.2013 | Arts
Kenya (Robinson)

Most of us share an open secret. It reveals itself every time we head to the gym, or prepare for an interview or an important presentation, or, in my case, cleaning day. I cop a Beyoncé, and for a few shining moments I put on the costume of black masculinity. It's like a white tee. One size fits all.

Biggie's Kids Score Huge Gig

AP | Posted 05.11.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- The children of late rapper Notorious B.I.G. will star in an animated series about maintaining the hip-hop legend's New York City recordin...

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...

LAPD Apologizes To Notorious B.I.G.'s Family

AP | Posted 02.07.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Police detectives apologized to the family of Notorious B.I.G. for failing to warn them about the planned release of his autopsy report...

Notorious B.I.G. Autopsy Report Reveals Graphic Details Of Rapper's Death

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.09.2012 | Celebrity

It has been 15 years since rapper Christopher Wallace, known as The Notorious B.I.G. or Biggie Smalls, was gunned down and killed in Los Angeles. Now ...

Hidden Treasure- Robinne Lee

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 10.20.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

Once in the land of opportunity, you better take from it what it has to offer. And take she did. Earning a BA degree from Yale University, and JD from Columbia Law School, she made her parents proud by honoring their request for her to become a lawyer.

WATCH: The Bodega Supercut

Posted 03.29.2012 | New York

Racked put together this clever little supercut of bodega clips and naturally, most are from New York-based scenes. Keep an eye out for Spike Lee's Do...

Notorious BIG's Death: 15 Years Later

www.theboombox.com | Posted 03.09.2012 | Celebrity

It's hard to imagine what hip-hop would be were it not for Biggie Smalls. No one could have predicted that a kid from Brooklyn, who labeled himself ...