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Today marks the 17th anniversary of Life After Death, The Notorious B.I.G. and Bad Boy‘s final album together. To commemorate the project’s legacy, we take a look back at the classic samples used to imbue soul into Big’s second effort.


It’s been 15 years since the Notorious B.I.G. was murdered in Los Angeles, and fans still want to get all the details they can regarding the still officially unsolved murder. Now, the autopsy report revealing the exact nature the late Christopher Wallace’s injuries and his specific cause of death has been revealed. 


In the March 1992 issue of The Source, Matty C picked a demo tape of straight rap from some Brooklyn cat named BIG over some looped up beats as a DJ did cuts. It didn’t even contain fully structured songs but that raw demo tape was still easily head and shoulders above anything else that […]

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Today, 15 years ago, Hip-Hop took its biggest loss to date when The Notorious B.I.G. was gunned down in California. Since then, theories of who gunned down Christopher Wallace has ranged from rival rappers, gang members, the Nation of Islam, police officers, and more; but Greg Kading believes he knows exactly who killed Biggie Smalls.