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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.


Reviews

Thursday, January 19 2006

The Notorious B.I.G.: Duets: The Final Chapter

Inflating his reputation to godlike proportions risks obscuring what made him so important to begin with.


Blogs

Tuesday, March 9 2010

The Notorious B.I.G. Died 13 Years Ago Today (videos)

Legendary hip-hop icon the Notorious B.I.G. was gunned down 13 years ago today. He's still very much missed. Here are some career highlights...


Wednesday, October 14 2009

Notorious B.I.G. & Miley Cyrus Mash-up (stream)

Classify this mashup of Miley Cyrus' "Party in the U.S.A." and Biggie's "Party and Bullshit" by Hathbanger under "guilty pleasure". Somehow Biggie's verses


Tuesday, May 19 2009

I Guess White Boys Feel It More: On Music Biopics

The way that the films Notorious, 8 Mile, Walk The Line, and Ray lead up to scenes of performances shows the remarkable and subtle endurance of troubling racial stereotypes and ideals.


News

Monday, March 12 2012

Remembering the Notorious B.I.G., 15 years later

LOS ANGELES — It’s been 15 years since the Notorious B.I.G. was killed in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles. While there are plenty


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