Jay Z & Notorious B.I.G. Cover New York Magazine [PHOTOS]
The latest issue of New York magazine is its 4th annual “Yesteryear Issue” dedicated to a century of Pop music in New York City. Of course, you can’t mention NYC music without Hip-Hop and the mag’s has a number of cover variants including vintage photos of Jay Z & the Notorious B.I.G.
The 20 Best Twitter Reactions To Diddy’s Revolt TV Launch
It’s less than 24 hours since Diddy launched his next big media venture, and already the Twitterverse has made Revolt TV a trending topic worldwide. Is the new music-infused cable network worth all the hype?
15 Rappers Who Died Before Reaching Their Potential
It truly hard to say goodbye to yesterday. Since Hip-Hop was birthed in the South Bronx, way countless individuals who repped the culture have passed away. Included in that bunch are rappers who left us entirely too soon and before reaching their true potential.
20 Photos Of Rappers Holding Babies
Back in the dark ages when people respected politicians, they’d often be photographed holding babies and tenderly kissing their cheeks to show how humane they were. This is nothing like that.
DJ Premier Talks “Ten Crack Commandments” On The Combat Jack Show [VIDEO]
Legendary producer DJ Premier has been making moves in the music biz since his Gang Starr days. In a chat with The Combat Jack Show, Primo revealed that a random request from the Notorious B.I.G. and Sean “Diddy” Combs led to one of the most famous instrumentals in his discography.
Low Down Love: 15 Rap Stars Who Got Caught Cheating [PHOTOS]
In the fame game, it is almost expected that a big time entertainer will be accused of stepping out on their wives and girlfriends at least once. Add social media and its snitching ways to the mix, and you have a recipe for public relations disasters.
Italian Artist Pays Homage To Fallen Rap Legends [PHOTOS]
One can’t help but to admire Hip-Hop’s profound affect on global culture. With that, we present a great example originating from Italy that the good folks at Egotripland recently unearthed.
N.O.R.E. Says The Notorious B.I.G. Planned To Get On A “T.O.N.Y. (Top of New York)” Remix [VIDEO]
In Hip-Hop, March 9 is a day we both lament and celebrate the untimely passing of one of the greatest MCs of all time, The Notorious B.I.G. On the 16th anniversary of the Brooklyn legend’s death, N.O.R.E. (now known as P.A.P.I.) spoke to Radio.com and shared an untold tale about his late friend.
If You Don’t Know, Now You Know: Top 15 Biggie Anthems [LISTEN]
March 9 of each year Hip-Hop laments the loss of one of its most prolific MCs in Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace. And while tomorrow marks the 16th anniversary of the Brooklyn native’s death, we here at Hip- HopWired recall one of his greatest strengths and a large reason why he remains one of the game’s […]
LAPD Apologizes To Notorious B.I.G’s Family For Releasing Autopsy Report
The newly released autopsy report of the Notorious B.I.G. rehashed old wounds leftover by his untimely death, and now the LAPD is apologizing. Being that the paperwork was made public without the family’s consent, the department is seeking to make amends.
Wired 25: Nobody’s Perfect – The 25 Biggest Fails From Rap Superstars
We Hip-Hop fans love to mythologize our favorite artists. At the end of the day however, they are just human. They fail just like all of us.
Jay-Z At The Barclays Center Live [LIVESTREAM]
UPDATE: The livestream has started, watch below. For the past week, Jay-Z has been live streaming his opening concerts at the brand new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Today, courtesy of Life + Times and YouTube, Hova will be live streaming the final show on this Saturday night.
Jay-Z Brings Out Big Daddy Kane; Performs “Clique,” “3 Kings,” At Barclays
Jay-Z’s history making night in Brooklyn contained a slew of epic moments. The biggest highlight may have came from a performance from Jay-Z’s rap idol, Big Daddy Kane.
Wired 25: Hip-Hop’s 25 Favorite Athletes
The summer is coming to an end and we all know that can suck. One thing that is great, however, is the return of some of our favorite sports. NFL football has already started, NBA basketball players will return to training camp shortly, the MLB playoffs are kicking off, and big fights are always around […]
7 Hilarious Hip-Hop Moments From The Hit TV Show Martin
Comedian Martin Lawrence’s Fox Networks television vehicle Martin made its debut 20 years ago today (August 27th). After small roles in Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing and the first film of the House Party franchise with rap veterans Kid ‘n’ Play, the Washington, DC Area native made a huge splash with the slapstick situation comedy […]
Rick Ross Crowns Notorious B.I.G. “The Greatest MC Of All Time” [VIDEO]
Rick Ross may be a fan of Tupac, but when it comes to the “greatest rapper” of any time period, he feels that the Notorious B.I.G. deserves the title. In an interview with FUSE the Boss lauded the slain Brooklyn rapper. “I was inspired by Notorious B.I.G. a lot,” he said. “His demeanor, the way […]