Sunday, February 15 2009
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.
Thursday, January 19 2006
Inflating his reputation to godlike proportions risks obscuring what made him so important to begin with.
Tuesday, March 9 2010
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
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
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.
Monday, March 12 2012
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