The rap giant was larger than life during his short but impactful career. Today we look back at his life through photos, on what would have been his 49th Birthday.

Radio One VP/Programming Colby Colb interviewed The Notorious B.I.G. in 1994 before his debut “Ready To Die” dropped, and it’s cool to hear them chop it up before Biggie became a legend. Hear their conversation in the player above.

New York City was buzzing this weekend in celebration of The Notorious B.I.G.’s birthday.

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Nearly twenty years after the murder of The Notorious B.I.G., his former wife Faith Evans has confirmed that fans can expect a new album from the couple this fall.

Here’s something that will make you proud to drink those extra calories. Sprite has unveiled its inaugural “Obey Your Verse” Lyrical Collection, which are cans featuring inspirational but…

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Newlywed R&B star Monica has found herself in the middle of a family feud. The singer recently collaborated with Rick Ross, Missy Elliott and Lil’ Kim for the single, “Anything.” The song samples David Porter’s “I’m Afraid the Masquerade Is Over” used for the Notorious  B.I.G’s classic “Who Shot Ya?” and the Queen Bee cribs […]

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Footage recently surfaced of Big Kap DJ’ing behind The Notorious B.I.G. in 1995 at KMEL’s Summer Jam concert. The extreme heat caused Kap’s records to warp as he was playing them which led to disastrous results.  The situation frustrated Biggie so much that Big threw a bottle of water at him on stage.

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The Notorious B.I.G.’s son, Christopher “CJ” Wallace stars in the upcoming film Everything Must Go with Will Ferrell, but he made his debut portraying his late father in the film Notorious.  Wallace revealed in an interview that he didn’t really want to play his father on screen.

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Most hip hop fans are familiar with the name Dream Hampton, a writer who is close friends with some of the greats in hip hop like The late Christopher “Notorious BIG” Wallace and Jay-Z. She recently helped pen Jay’s Decoded book. Since the DJ Mister Cee sex scandal has hit the net, the topic of […]

If you walk around the streets of New York and ask who was the best to ever do it in hip hop, you will get all kinds of crazy answer, but the most common answer might be The Notorious B.I.G., who most say is the best dead or alive.  Biggie has only given the world […]