Notorious B.I.G. News & Features

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Classic Hate: The Internet Hates on Biggie’s “Juicy”

I don't know if I'm willing to say that the internet has inspired a generation of haters. The truth there was probably a cavemen saying "yeah, fire's not really that dope though if you think about it" in the... Read More
Posted on Oct 29, 2013
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9/11, Biggie & History’s Only Case of Retroactive Censorship

As I've written before, I find hip-hop censorship on the whole hilarious. The rules for what words get taken out (Em couldn't say "rubbers" on "Crack a Bottle") and which get left in (but "skeet skeet" from "Get Low"... Read More
Posted on Nov 10, 2010
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Young Son Honors Biggie; Preps DJBooth.net-Exclusive “Counting Sheep” Series

Minneapolis, MN -- Back in January of '08, indie emcee and DJBooth member Young Son brought us reader-approved single "This Far," a cut on which he paid tribute to the late Biggie Smalls. Yesterday, March 9th, marked the... Read More
Posted on Mar 10, 2009
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Nina B Records “UnbeNINABle” Tribute in Honor of Notorious B.I.G. [Free Download]

Brooklyn, NY -- Up-and-coming femcee Nina B. is building up to the May release of her latest mixtape with a 10-week series of mash-ups, the first of which finds her paying homage to hometown hero and late rap legend Biggie... Read More
Posted on Mar 09, 2009
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Jadakiss Premieres “Letter to B.I.G.” Video on MySpace Music

New York, NY -- East Coast vet Jadakiss has just premiered the official music video for "Letter to B.I.G.," his Faith Evans-featuring tribute to Biggie Smalls. The Vashtie Kola-directed video intercuts footage of Kiss and... Read More
Posted on Feb 04, 2009
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Diddy Discussses His Relationship with Biggie in Four-Part Video Blog

New York, NY -- In honor of the Friday release of Biggie biopic Notorious the emcee's former boss, Diddy, has released a four-part video blog series entitled "The Confessional." As well as sharing his personal feelings about... Read More
Posted on Jan 15, 2009
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Jadakiss Releases “Letter to B.I.G.” Video

New York, NY -- Jadakiss recently impressed DJBooth regulars with "Letter to B.I.G.," a tribute record set for inclusion both on his third studio album, The Last Kiss and on the soundtrack to Biggie biopic Notorious. Now,... Read More
Posted on Jan 12, 2009
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Bad Boy Set to Release “Notorious” Soundtrack

New York, NY -- Bad Boy Records has announced the upcoming release of “NOTORIOUS: MUSIC FROM AND INSPIRED BY THE ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE.” The musical companion to the hugely anticipated Fox Searchlight motion picture... Read More
Posted on Jan 08, 2009
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Judge Rules LAPD Detectives Accused of Cover-Up Can Be Added as Defendants in Biggie Case

Los Angeles, CA -- In a major victory for the family of murdered rap superstar Christopher Wallace (better known as the Notorious B.I.G.), U.S. District Court Judge Florence-Marie Cooper ruled today that Detectives Stanley... Read More
Posted on Nov 27, 2007
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The Notorious B.I.G. Is Still the Notorious O.N.E.

NEW YORK, NY -- The Notorious B.I.G.'s "GREATEST HITS," the new Bad Boy Records compilation honoring the extraordinary life and career of the late, great hip-hop legend, has made a triumphant #1 debut on both the Billboard... Read More
Posted on Mar 16, 2007
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Mike Boogie & Terry Urban Drop “Unbelievable: A Tribute To Biggie Smalls”

On the 10th anniversary of the tragic passing of Christopher ‘Notorious B.I.G.’ Wallace, Mick Boogie and newcomer Terry Urban of the League Crew team up to release Unbelievable: A Tribute To Biggie Smalls, a project that... Read More
Posted on Mar 09, 2007