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15 Best Biggie Songs

Like Canibus said, "the greatest rapper of all-time died on March 9." Check out the 15 Best Notorious B.I.G. Songs here.

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Chief Keef and Fat Trel "Russian Roulette," Youtube
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Rappers and Gun Violence: Exploring Hip-Hop’s Love of Firearms

Gangsta rap and gun violence have a complicated relationship of causality, and all too often the symbiotic connection between the two gets mistaken for parasitism by parties who see the music imposing a criminal mindset on impressionable youth

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T.I. Is a Swinger? Biggie Playwrights Caught Stealing, Jae Millz Disses Pusha T & More

T.I.'s wife Tiny, co-star of VH1's "T.I. and Tiny: The Family Hustle," called into Columbus, Ohio's Power 107.5, to discuss the second season of the popular reality show, her marriage and address rumors about the nature of their "swinging" relationship.

Singer Tank recently spoke on his history

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Lil’ Kim Calls Nicki Minaj ‘Catty’ and ‘Obnoxious,’ Says Biggie’s Mom ‘Didn’t Know Him’

Lil' Kim takes aim at Nicki Minaj, the Notorious B.I.G.'s mother Voletta Wallace and Azealia Banks in a new interview with Power 105.1's "The Breakfast Club." The Brooklyn rapper was extremely candid during h

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Josh Baze: Brooklyn Rapper Moves From Versace Model to Jamie Foxx Collaborator

Brooklyn rapper Josh Baze is a new breed of MC, one who takes vocal cues from Kanye West and Ne-Yo equally, has a background as a Versace model, credits Playstation's "PaRappa the Rappa" with informing his storytelling and unabashedly praises the Backst

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Biggie Death Anniversary: Artists Remember Lauded MC 15 Years Later — Exclusive

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 "Notorious," would go on to change the very fabric of the culture, only to be taken down before his time. While the world will never know what he could have become, i

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In House With Too Short: MC Talks ‘No Trespassing,’ ‘George Clooney of Hip-Hop,’ Jill Scott

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Too $hort enjoys when people refer to him as Todd Shaw. For those not in the know, the moniker is his government name and one that he greets strangers, friends and the like with. There's a whole other side to the man behind the dirty raps. A lauded

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Get Schooled: A Hip-Hop and R&B Study Guide

August is coming to a close and while it signifies summer's end, it also marks the beginning of a new school year for a wealth of students. With class back in session, The BoomBox is teaching some valuable lessons with this Hip-Hop and R&B Study Guide. No

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Jay-Z Talks Using Notorious B.I.G.’s Rhymes in His Lyrics

Listen to many a rapper's tracks and the rhymes of other fellow lyricists are sure to pop up during the listen. While some critics may write that off as an artist none too creative, Jay-Z is justifying his us

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Rick Diamond, WireImage
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Monica Explains Why Lil’ Kim Was Removed From New Song

Lil' Kim fans won't get the chance to hear a final version of her featured verse on Monica's 'Anything (to Find Love)' due to one late rapper's mother.

The Brooklyn Queen Bee's lyrics were taken off the song after Vole

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