Not a eulogy, but rather a celebration.
Let's talk favorite songs.
Don't sleep on this one. Rest In Peace to the Greatest!
From 1995, at the height of the East-West rift.
Mister Cee dedicates his Throwback at Noon segment to help celebrate what would have been the 41st birthday of The Notorious B.I.G..
"One More Chance," featuring Faith Evans and Mary J. Blige. And owner of one of the greatest house parties-turned-music videos. Christopher George Latore Wallace. May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997.
Notorious B.I.G. and/or DJ Premier mashups aren't anything new but New York-based DJ Finesse did this rather dope mix combining the two legends together for one epic hour of music. Props to TSS for reminding me about this joint. Tracklist, stream and link down bottom.
Co-signed by Premier himself, DJ Finesse presents his Biggie Over DJ Premier mixtape which actually made it's debut on Premo's Live From Headqcourterz SiriusXM show on March 8th. Seamlessly blended Biggie a cappellas over Premo instrumentals. Hit the jump for the tracklist and stream/download.
Forget Casper the Friendly Ghost. There's a new HNIC-ghost in town, kicking in the doors. House of Wallace is a new animated series that will follow the late Biggie's two kids, CJ & T'yanna in which the premise is their struggle to "prevent their father's Brooklyn music studio from being replaced by "a cookie cutter
Lil Cease, Joey Bada$$, Uncle Murda, Maino, Fred the Godson, Joell Ortiz & Mr. Cee - The Cypher: The Notorious B.I.G. Tribute (Video)
Hot97 and BET come together to create a tribute to B.I.G. with a cypher featuring Lil Cease, N.O.R.E., Joell Ortiz, Maino, Uncle Murda, Fred the Godson and Joey Bada$$ over the "Who Shot Ya" instrumental with Mister Cee on the turntables.
The homies over at Diggers Union recently started a podcast titled Enjoy and Be Educated, spinning classic cuts along with original samples. In the second edition, DJ Unexpected dedicated the entire show to the late B.I.G. 2 whole hours of Biggie classics, b-sides, rarities and their original samples. Tracklist and download link below.
The 5th Platoon's DJ Daddy Dog did this video mix tribute a couple of years back, so yeah, mad late-pass. But there are those who've never seen this, present party included, so here I am sharing it years later. Tracklist after the break. Biggie was undeniably one of the best emcees of our time. It's