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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. The then editor-in-chief of Rap Pages magazine and scribe for the likes of The Source, Village Voice and VIBE,…
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. Christopher Wallace was shot and killed in his car, while leaving a music industry party in Los Angeles on March 9, 1…
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. Even though his career was tragically cut short, Biggie left us with countless classics to remember him by...
Say What! — E-40 Talks Beef With Biggie + More
While E-40's beef with Biggie Smalls is well-documented, the Bay legend never really explained his side of the situation that lead to Biggie being "banned" from the Bay Area, until recently. "I think that they had got him hella perkin' out there," 40 sai…
Black Music Milestones
Music plays an integral role in our lives, but, at times we take for granted the moments that uniquely changed the game. From the first time Michael Jackson moonwalked for the American public to the day five guys from Compton, Calif. got together to form the world's most dangerous group, here a…
New Tupac Album ‘One Nation’ Coming Soon
Tupac's fabled 'One Nation' album may finally see the official light of day. The album was recorded in 1996 with Brooklyn, N.Y.'s Boot Camp Clik, in an effort to quiet the brewing east coast/west coast beef. Boot Camp flew out to California to record the album, which was complete…

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