life after death
The Notorious B.I.G. showcased an impeccable storytelling ability in his short but storied career. Arguably his most humorous cinematic record was “I Got a Story to Tell” from 1997’s Life After Death.
Having noted the epic samples used to create The Notorious B.I.G.’s final LP, Life After Death, we couldn’t let the 17th anniversary pass without noting lyrics as well.
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.
Yesterday (March 9), was the 16th anniversary of the untimely death of the Notorious B.I.G. Nostalgia was running rampant on the Internets (don’t forget Hip-Hp Wired’s Top 15 Biggie Anthems) but one of the other real gems we noticed was alternate album cover artwork for the Bad Boy rapper’s sophomore opus, Life After Death.
In honor of the 15th anniversary of the murder of The Notorious B.I.G., MTV dug up this 1998 interview of Jay-Z reflecting on the recent passing of his fallen comrade. Jay-Z, who still looked a little visibly shaken when talking about Christopher Wallace, explained how he missed Biggie for selfish reasons. “I know I’m sad […]
“I didn’t even know the n*gga like that, but the feeling I felt, it was like my best friend just died.” Everything in the world is born and finds a means to live, but ultimately comes to an end, even if only for the time being. Onyx member Fredro Starr has been bringing his Tales […]