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Happy Birthday To The “Queen Bee” Lil Kim!

Lil Kim Unveils Pretty Little Thing Collection

Born on this date in 1974, Bedford-Stuyvesant native Lil’ Kim has certainly paved the way for female rappers to gain traction in a highly male-dominated world of hip-hop. Making her name, sound, and style notorious (no pun intended) in her appearance on Junior M.A.F.I.A.’s debut album, Conspiracy. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Backed by hardcore […]

[WATCH] Method Man Says He Stole Nas’ Flow on “The What” With Biggie

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Wu Tang Clan member and actor Method man opened up on Math Hoffa’s podcast My Expert Opinion about his appearance on “The What” from Notorious B.I.G.’s debut album Ready To Die. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Meth explains that when he entered the studio to record the song in 1994, “By the time I got […]

DJ 50 Grand, Produced Notorious B.I.G.’s Demo Tape, Dead At 55

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According to several confirmed reports, DJ 50 Grand, the man who produced and put the “Microphone Murderers” demo tape from Biggie Smalls in the hands of Mister Cee, has passed away. 50 Grand, whose given name is Kevin Griffin, was 55 years old. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Griffin first learned of a 15 year […]

Diddy: Biggie’s “Hypnotize” Video Shoot Was First Time We Tried Ecstasy

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While posthumously celebrating the 50th birthday of the Notorious B.I.G., Diddy participated in TIDAL’s Twitter Spaces convo about the King Of New York, where he shared some of his most memorable experiences with the late Brooklyn legend. One memory that has raised eyebrows, especially during the country’s opiate epidemic, is Diddy telling the story of […]

New York City Honors The 50th Birthday Of The Notorious B.I.G.

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Biggie’s golden anniversary was this past Saturday. The Notorious B.I.G., who would have turned 50-years-old on May 21, received a number of tributes in New York City. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On Friday, there was a ceremony in partnership with Bad Boy/Atlantic and Rhino Records at the Empire State Building with family members, friends […]

Biggie Would’ve Turned 50 on May 21, New York City Celebrates

His Love For Jazz Music, Dreams of Entrepreneurship and 9 Other Things I Learned From Watching Netflix's 'Biggie: I Got A Story To Tell'

Biggie’s golden anniversary is this upcoming Saturday. The Notorious B.I.G., who would have turned 50-years-old on May 21, is receiving a number of tributes in New York City. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information On Friday, there will be a ceremony in partnership with Bad Boy/Atlantic and Rhino Records at the Empire State Building with family […]

Empire State Building To Hold Lighting Ceremony in Honor of The Notorious B.I.G.’s 50th Birthday

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This Friday evening at 4 p.m., the Empire State Building (ESB) will host a lighting ceremony to honor the 50th birthday of the Notorious B.I.G. (Biggie), in partnership with Bad Boy / Atlantic / Rhino Records and the Christopher Wallace Estate.  Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The Empire State Building Observatory Experience will feature a life-size photorealistic avatar of […]

Jazz Musician, “Juicy” Creator James Mtume Passes Away at 76

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According to a report from Yahoo News and confirmation from his son Faulu, jazz and R&B musician James Mtume has passed away. He was 76 years old. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Mtume is best known to the Hip Hop generation for contributing the sample to the Notorious B.I.G.’s crossover hit “Juicy”, which was sampled […]

[WATCH] Wu Tang’s RZA Says Tupac Was More Lyrically Dangerous Than Biggie

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In an exclusive interview with The Art Of Dialogue, the Wu-Tang Clan’s abbott RZA was asked about Tupac Shakur and Christopher “Notorious B.I.G. Wallace when the Ruler Zig Zag Zig Allah replied very matter of factly that ‘Pac was a more dangerous emcee than Biggie was. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information As for Pac, RZA […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Notorious B.I.G. Dropped His Debut LP ‘Ready To Die’ 27 Years Ago

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On September 13, 1994, Notorious B.I.G., alongside producers Easy Mo Bee, DJ Premier, Poke of the Trackmasters, and none other than “Puffy” (as Diddy was called then) as the executive producer, released the Hip Hop masterpiece known as Ready To Die. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information As Big’s debut album, this highly anticipated release shows […]

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