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Faith Evans On Her Biggest Setback Recording Notorious B.I.G. Duets Album

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.22.2017 | Black Voices

Recording a collaborative album with the late Notorious B.I.G. was all a dream for Faith Evans. On Friday, the R&B songstress released her long-awaite...

Jacob Sartorius On Celebrity Crushes, Dream Tattoos And New Music

The Huffington Post | Minou Clark | Posted 04.13.2017 | Entertainment

Sign up here for The Tea to read exclusive celebrity interviews with stars like Normani Kordei, Maddie Ziegler and Willow Shields! Jacob Sartoriu...

Watch These Atlanta Anchors Do The News With Notorious B.I.G. Lyrics

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.11.2017 | Weird News

There’s nothing that screams hip-hop more than a news anchor behind a news desk. On the anniversary of Notorious B.I.G.’s death on Thursday, the p...

Congressman Raps 'Juicy' On The House Floor In Honor Of Notorious B.I.G.

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.10.2017 | Politics

This speech to Congress was all good baby baby. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) used the House floor to pay tribute to New York rapper The Notorious B.I...

Biggie's Mom Says It 'Still Hurts' Her Son's Death Is A Mystery 20 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.09.2017 | Black Voices

Twenty years since the untimely death of The Notorious B.I.G., Voletta Wallace is still hurt that the rapper’s murder remains unsolved. Wallace spok...

20 Hypnotizing Works Of Art That Pay Homage To Notorious B.I.G.

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 03.09.2017 | Black Voices

Thursday marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Christopher Wallace, aka The Notorious B.I.G. From his lyrical genius to his vibrant Coogi sweater...

Notorious B.I.G.'s Mom Is Making A Documentary About Him

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.15.2017 | Black Voices

An authorized Notorious B.I.G. documentary is finally in the works. Announced on Monday during the Berlin International Film Festival, “Notorious B....

'I Gave You Power': Nas' Plea For Gun Control Still Remains Relevant

Timothy Cooper | Posted 09.28.2016 | Black Voices
Timothy Cooper

The world has changed immensely since the release of "I Gave You Power," but the issue of gun violence in America has, more or less, remained the same. Aside from being a baronial and complex story, Nas' song was a forewarning of what was to come.

A Tale of Two Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal and Dev Patel in Dubai

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 12.19.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

I may sound like I'm gushing when I write that meeting the wise, striking Dev Patel and listening to a talk with the handsome, funny Jake Gyllenhaal were the highlights of this year's Dubai International Film Festival for me. And make no mistake, I am.

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.

Ode to Big Bank Hank

Francis Levy | Posted 01.31.2015 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

"Rapper's Delight" was the song for which Sugar Hill Gang became famous and it featured one of the first examples of sampling (Chic's "Good Times" threaded though the track) that was also a harbinger of the appropriation frenzy that would infect the art world at the same time.

How The Notorious B.I.G. Turned Fear and Rage Into Genius

Timothy Cooper | Posted 11.12.2014 | Black Voices
Timothy Cooper

"Ready to Die" is a multifaceted masterpiece, but its driving force is Biggie's supplication for America to recognize a young black man wrought with the fear and rage of existing in a life rooted in continuing stagnation.

Diddy Really, Really Loves New York

Posted 02.09.2013 | Celebrity

How much does Sean "Diddy" Combs love New York? Enough to tattoo it on his left forearm in large, that's how much. The 43-year-old Harlem-born rap...

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...

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.