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Why the Notorious B.I.G. Is the Most Influential Rapper of All Time

Ask any rapper who their biggest influences are and you’ll probably hear the same answers across the board: Big Daddy Kane, Rakim and Kool G Rap on the East Coast, Scarface, Pimp C, and Eightball & MJG in the South, and Ice Cube and Snoop Dogg out West. But why doesn’t anyone mention the most influential rapper of all time, The Notorious B.I.G.?

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New York Magazine
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Jay Z, Notorious B.I.G. Cover New York Magazine’s ‘Yesteryear’ Issue

Two of the biggest New York rappers -- Jay Z and the late Notorious B.I.G. -- appear on the cover of New York Magazine’s 4th annual "Yesteryear" Issue. The mag has several different covers featuring artists in throwback photos to celebrate a century of pop music in New York City.

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Chris Walter, WireImage
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Buy The Notorious B.I.G.’s Childhood Apartment

If you ever wanted to own the home of a hip-hop legend, now's your chance.

The apartment at 226 St. James Place that The Notorious B.I.G...

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Funny or Die
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Notorious B.I.G. Parody: Funny or Die Series ‘The Smalls Family’ Applies Biggie’s Rhymes to Suburban Life

Notorious B.I.G. and white suburbia don't have much in common, but put the two together and you get hilarious results.

"The Smalls Family" is a new web series by Funny or Die user davecat, which shows the inner workings of a nuclear family, with the caveat that they only speak in lyrics from Notorious B...

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Bad Boy
Bad Boy
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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...

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Cartel Records
Cartel Records
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Josh Baze Covers Deadmau5’s ‘Ghosts ‘n’ Stuff’ — Download

Josh Baze is two months away from releasing his debut album, 'Hi-Heels & Low-Lifes,' but already, he's challenging fans' perceptions. Le...

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Ron Galella, WireImage
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Inmate Admits He Shot Tupac, Names Jimmy Henchman, Diddy

A convicted murderer, long suspected of involvement in the 1994 Quad Studios shooting of Tupac Shakur, has finally admitted to committing the crime, and has accused Game's manager, Jimmy "Henchman" Rosemond -- founder of Czar Entertainment -- of masterminding the botched robbery, which left the legendary rapper shot five times...

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Ernie Paniccioli
Ernie Paniccioli
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dream hampton Remembers the Day Notorious B.I.G. Died

The death of Notorious B.I.G. on March 9, 1997 was one of the hardest days hip-hop had to endure. However, for Biggie's best friend and longtime confidant dream hampton, it was much harder...

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Biggie’s Murder Investigation ‘Reinvigorated’ by Police

Thirteen years after the death of legendary Brooklyn rapper, Notorious B.I.G., Los Angeles police officials are investigating new evidence that might finally close the unsolved case...

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Toure’s Top Five Biggie Songs

March 9th was the thirteenth anniversary of the Notorious B.I.G's death, and hip-hop fans around the world reflected on the music of one of the greatest MCs who ever lived...

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