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Top Chef Daniel Humm Collects Pop Stars and Michelin Stars

Rock Paper Photo | Posted 06.13.2014 | 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 ...

A Brief History Of Biggie's Music in Movies

Posted 05.09.2012 | Entertainment

Fifteen years ago, on March 9, 1997, Christopher Wallace -- a.k.a. the Notorious B.I.G. -- was shot and killed in Los Angeles. Biggie was in Californi...

From Graceland To A Galaxy To Further Explorations: Chatting With Jeff Lorber And Eddie Gomez, Plus Paul Simon's Classic Turns 25

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.19.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Man, it was 25 years ago. The Grammy-winning album Graceland -- following what was arguably Paul's best album to that point, Hearts And Bones -- helped change the rules of pop music and politics.

WATCH: Funniest Viral Videos Of The Day

Posted 01.11.2012 | Comedy

Today's Urlesque Show features two mishaps and a dash of d'aww to make us all feel better. First is a girl in a hot pink bikini who tries a backfli...

Miles Davis Biopic In The Works

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

An upcoming Miles Davis biopic looks like it will see the light of day after George Tillman Jr. has agreed to direct. Tillman's resume includes the No...

Random Midday Cuteness: Baby Loves Biggie

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

Oh, man. This is adorable.

WATCH: Baby Loves Notorious B.I.G.?

Posted 01.11.2012 | Comedy

Sure, there are plenty of kids out there on the Internet that love their metal or their Iron Maiden, but this little girl rolls a little differently. ...

Top 5 Unsolved Hip-Hop Murders

newsone.com | David Moye | Posted 12.26.2011 | Crime

Usually when a celebrity is killed, there is a massive investigation and people reveal anything and everything they know about the situation -- except...

Man Says He Knows Notorious BIG's Killer, Confesses To Role In Cover Up

Posted 09.04.2011 | Entertainment

Clayton Hill, a former member of the Nation of Islam and currently incarcerated at a federal prison in Chicago, has come forward and told HipHopDX.com...

Man Confesses To Involvement In Robberty, Shooting Of Tupac Shakur In 1994

Posted 01.10.2012 | Entertainment

Dexter Isaac, a longtime associate of James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond, released a statement to AllHipHop.com confessing to being involved in the robbe...

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.

Notorious B.I.G. Murder Investigation 'Reinvigorated' After New Information

cnn.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A task force made up of local and federal law enforcement agencies is actively pursuing leads into the 1997 slaying of hip hop artist Christopher Wall...

Sustainable Corruption: Proving Biggie Smalls Wrong

Rosalia Gitau | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rosalia Gitau

The world breathed a collective sigh of exasperation last week as it was discovered that Zimbabwe hosts a sizable diamond depository. I have two problems with this resource curse narrative.