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Big Poppa’s Notorious Lyrical Influence in Hip-Hop

As we acknowledge the 20th anniversary of the Notorious B.I.G.’s death, EBONY takes a look at his lasting musical influence in hip-hop culture.

[BLACK POP DAILY] Lil Wayne Signs w/Jay Z… Sort Of

Lil Wayne Signs With Jay Z… but He’s Still Stuck on Cash Money Records Lil…

Faith Evans

Faith Resurrects ’90s Swag on ‘Incomparable’ [INTERVIEW]

Faith Evans’s latest single “I Deserve It,” featuring Missy Elliott and Sharaya J., highlights her…

The Notorious BIG

Why Ready to Die is One of the Most Influential Albums Ever

Ready to Die turns 20 on Saturday, and even at a moment when hip-hop is…

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Should Brooklyn Name a Street After Notorious BIG? [POLL]

In 2013, a movement was afoot to name the corner of St. James Place and…

Biggie Too Fat for Brooklyn Corner Honor?

Earlier this year, Brooklyn resident LeRoy McCarthy started an online petition to name a local…

mister cee

Why Mister Cee Matters

On September 11, a day when most New Yorkers were remembering the tragedy of the…

Notorious B.I.G.

LAPD Apologizes to Notorious B.I.G.’s Family

Police detectives apologized to the family of Notorious B.I.G. for failing to warn them about…

HE SAID, SHE SAID: Mimi & Stevie J Dish on ‘Love & Hip-Hop In Atlanta’

Every Monday night, audiences across the country are hypnotized by the drama that thrives off…