Notorious B.I.G.

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Notorious B.I.G. Called Too Fat and Misogynistic for His Own Street in Brooklyn

A Brooklyn community meeting this week found that committee members strongly objecting to a recent petition to rename the corner of St. James Place and Fulton Place to Christopher Wallace Way, in honor of Notorious B.I.G.

10/17/2013

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How Hip-Hop Revolutionized Murder Ballads

While everything else about country and hip-hop might be different, their audiences have one key element in common: admiration for outlaws.

06/04/2013

First a Tupac hologram (as seen here at Coachella 2012), now a Tupac musical. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Tupac Biopic Will Focus On Slain Rapper’s ‘Last Few Days’

The Tupac biopic that was announced in 2010, and has since dropped off the radar, is still in the works. Director Antoine Fuqua (“Training Day”), who has signed on for the project, recently breathed new life into the film.

03/13/2013

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N.O.R.E.’s Notorious B.I.G. Confession: “I Was One Of Those Calls”

Each year, when March 9 rolls around, hip-hop fans mourn the loss of Notorious B.I.G. But his fans aren’t alone. N.O.R.E. recently revealed the secret Biggie told him before his death and why the slain rapper’s biopic moved him to tears.

03/10/2013

The Game (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

What Message Is The Game’s ‘Gang Sign Tutorial’ Sending?

The Game makes no bones about his gang affiliations. He’s now got a gang-sign tutorial designed to make you aware, or “bang you out,” when in unfriendly territory.

02/27/2013

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Rewind: The Game Reveals Mystery Messiah, And Other Headlines You Missed

This week in Rewind, The Game revealed the mystery holy man on his Jesus Piece cover; the plot to kill Justin Bieber was foiled; the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame found a friend in rap rebels; and the LAPD speaks up […]

12/13/2012

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