Faith Evans May Be Joining a Hologram Version of Biggie on Tour

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 08: Faith Evans, Junior and Michelle Williams speak at the 2015 Ford Neighborhood Awards Hosted By Steve Harvey at Phillips Arena on August 8, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Moses Robinson/Getty Images for Neighborhood Awards)

Faith Evans May Be Joining a Hologram Version of Biggie on Tour

Their duet album is also just about finished.

Published March 29, 2016

Fans of Notorious B.I.G. may have mixed feelings about seeing a posthumous hologram performance, but that’s just the world we live in these days, especially since 2012 laid the groundwork with an appearance from a Tupac hologram at Coachella.

During an interview on The Dame Dash Show, Faith Evans updated fans on the status of her duet album with B.I.G., saying that it's “kind of in the finishing stages.”

The project, titled The King & I, has been a long time in the making since Evans announced its existence about a year-and-a-half ago.

“That’s something I’ve been thinking and talking about doing with Ms. Wallace for a long time,” she said during the interview. “But the way the stuff is coming together and the way I’m using his vocals, it’s just giving stuff new life. It’s totally different. I think people are gonna like it.”

A tour may also possibly be in the works in conjunction with a Bad Boy reunion tour that Diddy revealed he was planning on kicking off of May 21 (Biggie’s birthday).

“We actually are in development with a hologram [company], but I don’t necessarily know to what extent I’m gonna perform with it,” Evans continued. “But I want to debut it in the first video for the album, and maybe use it a little bit performing live. But that depends on a lot of things … It’s expensive, as you can imagine.”

Check out the interview with the singer in full below. is your No. 1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

(Photo: Moses Robinson/Getty Images for Neighborhood Awards)

Written by KC Orcutt


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