The Notorious B.I.G.

Follow The Beat On Twitter: Over the weekend the hip hop world celebrated what would have been The Notorious B.I.G.’s 45th birthday, Sean “Diddy” Combs took to the stage of the 2017 Billboard Music Awards to pay tribute to the late rapper alongside his surviving son, Christopher Wallace, Jr. Diddy also took the opportunity to debut the trailer […]

Last week we celebrated the life and legacy of one of the best rappers ever.  In celebration of the 20th anniversary of The Notorious BIG aka Christopher Wallace’s death, the Brooklyn Nets honored the late B.I.G. at the Barclays Center. Biggie’s mom Voletta Wallace and Diddy spoke to the crowd and unveiled Biggie’s banner. In the […]

In light of the 20th anniversary of The Notorious B.I.G.’s death, his mom, Voletta Wallace, spoke with DailyMail.com. Her son, whose real name is Christopher Wallace, was killed on March 9, 1997 in a drive-by shooting. Following his final performance at the Soul Train Awards, the acclaimed rapper was gunned down in his SUV after leaving an […]

Follow KYS On Twitter: March 9th, 1997 the music world lost a young legend in The Notorious B.I.G. 20 years after the death of Big people are still feeling the effects of his loss. What would today’s music landscape be with Biggie Smalls on the scene. Looking back, at a young 24 years of age, […]

To do our part in remembering the legend, we dedicated some much-needed time to highlighting Biggie's best bars.

Radio One VP/Programming Colby Colb interviewed The Notorious B.I.G. in 1994 before his debut “Ready To Die” dropped, and it’s cool to hear them chop it up before Biggie became a legend. Hear their conversation in the player above.

Radio One VP/Programming Colby Colb interviewed The Notorious B.I.G. in 1994 before his debut “Ready To Die” dropped, and it’s cool to hear them chop it up before Biggie became a legend. Hear their conversation in the player above.

Nearly twenty years after the murder of The Notorious B.I.G., his former wife Faith Evans has confirmed that fans can expect a new album from the couple this fall.

Biggie, whose given name was Christopher Wallace, was only 24-years old at the time of his death in March of 1997, and despite a tragically abbreviated career he remains at the top of many hip-hop fans’ favorite rappers list.

J. Cole surprised fans during his headlining performance at Air + Style’s two-day festival in Los Angeles on Saturday night.

The hip-hop world has been abuzz following the release of Billboard’s “The 10 Greatest Rappers of All Time” list, which was published last Thursday (November…