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Breaks With Tradition

Breaks With Tradition: “UFO”

Back around Dilla Day, I took a look at one of the most famous sirens in hip-hop and dance music -- the wooooop that kicked
Nate Patrin | April 23, 2019 - 2:12 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Craig Mack & The Golden Age Of The Posse-Cut Remix

It would be a terrible shame if the entire legacy of Craig Mack, who passed away last week at a way-too-young age, boiled down to…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2018 - 12:17 pm

2017 In Review

The 11 Juiciest Music Beefs Of 2017

Twitter beefs had a landmark year thanks to the election of a narcissist with a fragile ego as our Commander-in-Chief. But unlike the style of…
Pranav Trewn | December 8, 2017 - 11:00 am

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The Notorious B.I.G.’s “One-Room Shack” Now Renting For $4k Per Month

Just this month, the late Notorious B.I.G.'s childhood city block was dedicated in his name. St. James Place between Gates Avenue and Fulton Street is…
Chris DeVille | June 21, 2019 - 2:39 pm

The Notorious B.I.G. Gets Brooklyn Block In His Name

As far back as his 1994 debut album, the Notorious B.I.G. was celebrating his various triumphs over haters who scoffed at him and worked to…
Chris DeVille | June 10, 2019 - 2:20 pm

Wu-Tang Clan, Woody Guthrie, Notorious B.I.G. Getting NYC Street Names

A number of notable New York City musicians are getting streets re-named after them in their honor. As WNYC/Gothamist reports, last week the New York…
James Rettig | December 24, 2018 - 3:27 pm

Brooklyn Street Will Be Named After The Notorious B.I.G.

The Brooklyn block where the Notorious B.I.G. grew up, between Gates Avenue and Fulton Street, will soon be renamed after the late rapper. Its new…
Julia Gray | November 15, 2018 - 9:08 pm

2017 In Review

The 11 Juiciest Music Beefs Of 2017

Twitter beefs had a landmark year thanks to the election of a narcissist with a fragile ego as our Commander-in-Chief. But unlike the style of…
Pranav Trewn | December 8, 2017 - 11:00 am

The Week In Pop

Can Sam Smith Put Up Adele Numbers This Holiday Season?

Ever since he made the leap from golden-throated Disclosure associate to sulking adult-contemporary torch singer extraordinaire, Sam Smith has caught the same comparison over and…
Chris DeVille | November 2, 2017 - 5:04 pm

G Perico – “Nasty Boy (G-Style)”

South Central LA rapper G Perico put out one of the best albums of the year so far with All Blue. More recently, he's started
Peter Helman | September 27, 2017 - 6:28 pm

Fox Announces Tupac-Notorious B.I.G. Murder Mystery Special Co-Hosted By Ice-T

Fox is exploring the murders of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls.
Bryn Elise Sandberg / The Hollywood Reporter | August 25, 2017 - 7:02 pm

Tyler Henry Communicates With The Notorious B.I.G. On Lil’ Kim’s Hollywood Medium Episode — Wow!

From time to time, notoriously and noticeably fake Hollywood Medium host Tyler Henry has music-related celebrities on; earlier this year he "facilitated" a "connection" for…
James Rettig | August 22, 2017 - 10:24 am

Brooklyn Honors The Notorious B.I.G. With Basketball Court

The Notorious B.I.G.'s narratives of Brooklyn street life catapulted him into stardom during his reign in the '90s and now, 20 years since his death,…
Nerisha Penrose / Billboard | August 2, 2017 - 8:27 pm

Status Ain't Hood

SoundCloud Rap Is Thriving While SoundCloud Is Dying

SoundCloud is in trouble. Earlier this month, the streaming platform laid off nearly half its workforce, positioning the move as what it needs to do…
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2017 - 2:08 pm

Diddy – “Watcha Gon’ Do” (Feat. Biggie & Rick Ross)

Puff Daddy, the newly minted highest paid entertainer in the world, would like to prove that he's still actually an entertainer. He's just premiered two…
Peter Helman | July 22, 2017 - 6:54 pm

Kylie & Kendall Jenner Apologize After Heat Over T-Shirts

Kendall and Kylie Jenner apologized Thursday for "vintage" T-shirts superimposing their images with those of famous musicians, including Ozzy Osbourne, Tupac Shakur, and the Notorious…
Associated Press | June 29, 2017 - 9:23 pm
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