Notorious B.I.G.

Legendary Rapper Born Christopher Wallace, the rapper formerly known as Biggie Smalls became the most famous act on Puff Daddy’s fledgling label, Bad Boy Records, laying the cornerstone of what would become an entertainment empire. Though this Brooklyn rap icon only released two albums (the classics Ready to Die and Life After Death) before his violent death on March 9, 1997, his undeniable genius as a lyricist and MC solidified his standing as one of the greatest rappers of all time. B.I.G. was married to R&B star Faith Evans and produced Junior M.A.F.I.A. a group of his friends from Brooklyn, which also included breakout star Lil' Kim.

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When Rappers and R&B Singers Beef

Lil Kim's shots at K. Michelle and other cross-genre feuds.

DJ Mister Cee: Biggie Would Be Proud of Me

Former Hot 97 spinner talks friendship with slain MC.

Faith Evans Gives Advice to Her 21-Year-Old Self

The singer also talks about her relationship and marriage with Biggie.

Questlove: The Roots Never Squashed Biggie Beef

Drummer shares story behind "What They Do" video and never making it "right" with Brooklyn MC before he died.

DJ Mister Cee Resigns From Hot 97

Brooklyn native steps down from radio post for a second time.

Music Moments That Would Break the Internet

Wishful thinking for more ways to make the web go cray.
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