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Notorious B.I.G., Brooklyn Street Bard, Gets Official City Tribute at Last

In the 1990s, before Brooklyn was a brand, there was a singular bard of the borough, and his name was Christopher Wallace. At 6 feet 2 inches and nearly 400 pounds, Mr. Wallace, known as the Notorious B.I.G., was a larger-than-life figure in the rap scene. A masterful raconteur with a forceful flow, he chronicled […]

BIGGIE’S BIGGEST STYLE STILL COP IN 2019

22 years after Biggie was murdered on March 9, 1997, while leaving an after party for the 11th Annual Soul Train Music Awards in Los Angeles. That night, he was performing one of his biggest hits “One More Chance (Remix)” and the Junior M.A.F.I.A. posse cut “Get Money.” Who would have thought that that would […]

Biggie & Tupac – unsolved mysteries

Nick Broomfield explores one of the most pervasive conspiracy theories about the potentially-related deaths of two of hip-hop’s biggest stars and most compelling figures. While the results of Broomfield’s “investigation” into the theory that Suge Knight ultimately arranged the hits that took the lives of two of the genres brightest stars at the heights of their careers […]

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