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Nas & AZ’s Illmatic Collabo Was Supposed to Be Over Juicy. Hear What Could Have Been (Audio)

Though the sample has now been used countless times, Heads will forever associate the deep bass line and knock from Mtume's "Juicy Fruit" with The Notorious B.I.G.'s "Juicy" flip on his debut album, Ready to Die. However, a lesser known fact is that the song was originally supposed to be... Read more

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of The Notorious B.I.G.’s Juicy (Video)

The Notorious B.I.G.'s seminal single Juicy turned 20 years old last week (8/8). The song would catapult Biggie from an MC who was respected amongst Heads to one of Hip-Hop's biggest stars. To celebrate this landmark in Hip-Hop history, here's an interview of Big from 1994 on Atlanta's 411 Knowledge... Read more

Summer Is Cooking Up. Know The Ledge On The Making Of Mtume’s Juicy Fruit (Video)

Whether you're a '60s, '70s, '80s, or '90s baby, Mtume's "Juicy Fruit" means something to you. The Electro-Soul groove is a hit in its own right, before becoming the basis of The Notorious B.I.G.'s breakthrough hit almost of the same name. Red Bull Music Academy sat with James Mtume, the... Read more

Biggie Smalls is the illest…Here are some vintage interviews of The Notorious BIG and a playlist of some of his classic music. Check out both below.

March 9th. It's been 15 years since we lost Big. Biggie Smalls. The Notorious BIG. I've been thinking about what to do to CELEBRATE HIS LIFE on this date for quite some time. Of course I was thinking a playlist (and you can find that below), but it didn't seem... Read more

You cannot front on this hip-hop medley by Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon (no matter how hard you may want to). Check it out.

There are definitely some corny parts but overall it's just too good: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCxZB6GOtoM&feature=related.... Read more

Biggie Playlist and Rap Phenomenon Mixtape

Any day is a good day for a biggie mix.  Also, click here to download the classic Notorious B.I.G. Rap Phenomenon mixtape by DJ Vlad and Dirty Harry. And, you can listen to the whole thing below: Download Mixtape.... Read more