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Big L Remembered: The 10 Best Verses From ‘The Big Picture’

Celebrating the legacy of Big L.

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Cam’ron Drops Verse on Instagram About Big L’s Suspected Murderer

The verse is expected to be on Cam's upcoming album, due out in November.

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DJ Jazzy Jeff and MICK Provide a Hot Summer Soundtrack with ‘Summertime 7′ [LISTEN]

DJ Jazzy Jeff offers a groove slightly transformed.

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Big L’s Accused Killer Murdered in Harlem

Gerard Woodley, a man who was suspected of killing famed rapper Big L back in 1999, was fatally shot in Harlem.

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100 Hip-Hop Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

From the random to the serious and everything in between, check out 100 Hip-Hop Facts That Will Blow Your Mind.

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Happy Birthday, Big L!

Chinx's death two weeks ago is another example of a hip-hop talent gone too soon. Such losses have been going on within the genre for a while, and the great Big L became another case 16 years ago. Harlem's finest would've turned 41 today (May 30).

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Big L — Rappers Who Correctly Predicted Their Own Deaths

Lyrics: "I watched all of them, run for they share / And all I can do was stare / I got weak and fell on my rear / Now I can hear the sirens, that means here comes the Jakes / But it's too late, I'm knockin' on the pearly gates," raps Big L on 'Casualties of a Dice Game...

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Mac Miller Talks Beats, Working With DJ Premier

In a recent interview during the Washington, D.C. stop on his Incredibly Dope tour, Wiz Khalifa protégé Mac Miller discussed his beat selection process, explaining that he approaches his production from an "excited fan" standpoint, attempting to work with as many of his top beatmakers as possible.

"When I fir...

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New Big L Album ‘Return of the Devils Son’ Due in November

More than 10 years after his death, new music from rapper Big L is set to hit the streets. The album 'Return of the Devils Son,' to be released by SMC records, marks the first posthumous album from the Harlem born emcee since his death in 1999...

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Big L Remembered on ‘139 & Lenox’

More than a decade after the posthumous release of Big L's 'The Big Picture,' a new compilation of the rapper's songs is in stores today.

The 12-song collection of rare and unreleased tracks, '139 & Lenox,' is a tribute to the revered DITC rapper's hallowed Harlem block, and has been released by Flamboyant Entertainment. It...

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