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Sunday, February 15 2009

Biggie Gives Us One More Chance

Biggie Smalls' mythology hasn't afforded him a dreamy endgame à la Tupac or Elvis. Nobody imagines Biggie pulling the ultimate Machiavellian coup by making the world believe he's dead while he's secretly chillin' in Jamaica.


Friday, January 16 2009

Notorious

Notorious looks back on the day when hip-hop was coming into its seeming own, when telling stories was a way to make order from chaos, as well as money and, as Biggie saw it, mo problems.


Tuesday, January 13 2009

Subject of music biopic ‘Notorious’ was B.I.G.-ger than life


Tuesday, July 6 2004

The Show (1995)

'Hip-hop to me,' says Dr. Dre, 'is a way out.'"


Monday, June 14 2004

Tupac: Resurrection (2003)

Hearing Tupac Amaru Shakur talk about himself in the past tense is unnerving at first. Not only was he profound and perceptive in his early 20s, he was prescient too.


Thursday, November 13 2003

Tupac: Resurrection (2003)

This sense-making also has to do with extrapolation and education -- granting Tupac yet another chance to speak his mind, indict injustice, and urge action.


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