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Biggie Covers Fader

blame it on Shake April 20, 2011

The Notorious B.I.G. is highlighted in this year’s Icon issue of FADER (which has featured Aaliyah, Shabba Ranks, Nina Simone and David Bryne in the past).

In our issue you’ll read accounts from the intern who witnessed Big and Tupac’s first encounter, you’ll hear what Puff thinks about when he listens to Biggie’s music today. You’ll see new photos of prominent places in Big’s life, from the tunnel he drives through backwards in the “Hypnotize” video, to the block where he performed his infamous teenage freestyle.

The issue hits newsstands on May 3rd.