This week marks what would have been the 40th birthday of Big L, the enormously gifted emcee who was murdered in 1999 and who many expected to become the next great New York City rapper. To celebrate his life, we’re spotlighting this previously unseen 1998 freestyle session between him, Charlie Hustle and Big Pun, another great rapper who passed away before his time. If you’re already a Big L fan, this is another reminder of his talent. If this is the first you’ve heard of him, hopefully it’ll be a gateway to discovering more about one of hip-hop’s biggest “what if he had lived?” questions. RIP, Lamont Coleman.
Written by Nathan S. on 06/2/14
This is the first song featured on DJBooth from this artist. If you would like to hear more, be sure to rate and comment!
You Might Like...
- Big K.R.I.T. ft. Juicy J, Rittz & A$AP Ferg - Drinkers Club
- Once Lost, a Lil Wayne Fan Finds His Faith in “Carter V”
- Rick Ross ft. Project Pat - Elvis Presley Blvd.
- Big Sean - Untitled EP
- Chris Brown ft. Trey Songz - Songs on 12 Play
- Dyme-A-Duzin - Hip Hope
- “I’m Real”: Five Questions With Raury
- Mick Jenkins - DJBooth RapBox Freestyle
- Kendrick Sued Over “Rigamortis”, Should He Pay Up? (A Sample Clearance Guide)
- The Best Hip-Hop & R&B Songs of 2014 (Ongoing)
Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.