Posts Tagged ‘Notorious B.I.G.’

To Pimp a Beethoven: How a Classically Trained Pianist Listens to Rap

One of the great things about rap music is the multitude of ways to enjoy it. You can focus on the stories a rapper tells, following along the way they organize events and paint pictures with... Read more »

Here’s What Happens When You Combine Childish Gambino with Thomas The Tank Engine

The Internet is, more often than not, a big clusterfuck of “oh…” and “why…?” Sometimes, though, you hit the jackpot. You find something wonderful(ly absurd) that requires no explanation. Reddit is particularly good at fulfilling this.... Read more »

Time Warp: Music Facts That Put 2015 in Perspective

These music facts will put 2015 in perspective. How old is the Nirvana baby now? How much was Hendrix for his legendary Woodstock headlining performance? Prepare for your mind to be blown.... Read more »

Listen To Kendrick Lamar Freestyle Over Notorious B.I.G. Beats

Everyone’s paying tribute to Biggie today, to commemorate the 18th anniversary of his passing. Kendrick’s memorial was, perhaps, a little more fitting than most of ours. During an interview on Big Boy’s show on L.A.’s Real... Read more »

Diddy Calls on Fans to Perform “Missing You” to Commemorate Biggie

When Christopher Wallace was gunned down in Los Angeles on March 9, 1997, we lost a modern-day Shakespeare. Nearly 20 years later, the loss still reverberates against the walls of modern music. To commemorate his recording... Read more »

Listen To A Mash-Up Of Notorious B.I.G. And The “Serial” Theme Music

I’ve been home for Christmas for approximately 32 hours. In these 32 hours, I’ve already listened to nine episodes from the addicting and hugely popular podcast Serial. The 12th and final episode in the series aired... Read more »

This Girl Makes Amazing Portraits of Your Favorite Musicians With Leftover Food

I love food. And obviously, I love music, too. I bake cakes while listening to Clipse or Kanye West, because that’s what makes sense to me. I even cooked up food references that Action Bronson and... Read more »

Jay Electronica – “In The System”

Jay Electronica has made a rare appearance to pay tribute to Notorious B.I.G. We haven’t seen much from Jay Elec since his verse on “Control,” but the anniversary of Biggie’s death was inspiration enough for him... Read more »

Notorious B.I.G. feat Jay Z – “Picasso Biggie (Prod. !LLMIND)”

Christopher Wallace was killed on March 9, 1997. He was 24 years young but had already managed to become one of history’s greatest rappers. Seventeen years later, his legend continues to grow as hip-hop builds on... Read more »

Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page Has Remixed Notorious B.I.G.’s “Hypnotize”

Yes, really. Earlier today legendary Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page’s official Twitter account tweeted a link to his website, where there is a remix of The Notorious B.I.G.’s classic “Hypnotize.” As you might expect, guitar and... Read more »