ready to die

The Notorious B.I.G. is, without doubt, an essential figure in the Hip-Hop hierarchy, perhaps elevated to his lofty slot by way of reverence in death alongside an appreciation for the brief body of work. In 1994, the world was properly introduced to Biggie Smalls in grand fashion by way of his debut album, Ready To […]

Much has been deciphered concerning The Notorious B.I.G.’s brief but illustrious career but there was still was an unsolved mystery concerning a particular line from the laid back classic record, “Big Poppa.”

The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul Mary J. Blige remembers the King of New York as part of Revolt’s tribute to 20 years of Biggie’s landmark debut, Ready to Die.

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 […]