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19 hrs ago | AllHipHop.com

Throwback Thursday: The Notorious B.I.G. "One More Chance" Remix

Throw it back! Now there were quite a few good house party videos in the '90s but this has to be one of the best! "One More Chance" was written and recorded by rapper The Notorious B.I.G ., featuring additional vocals sung by Faith Evans , and an uncredited Mary J. Blige .


Related Topix: Rap

Yesterday | NWAonline

Country rapper Big Smo follows his own poetic path

When it comes to rap music there is a definite type of style -- an edgy vibe, gold chains and a baseball cap with a flat bill cocked jauntily to the side.


Related Topix: Big Smo, Rap, Johnny Cash, Jerry Reed, Country, Run DMC, Dance, DMC

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Journal and Courier

Review: Grande's - My Everything' is everythingReview: Grande's - My...

Review: Grande's 'My Everything' is everything This is how you follow up an impressive debut: Be amazing yet again.


Related Topix: Dance, Ariana Grande, Pop/Rock, Rap, Music, Entertainment

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The First Post

LA and Iraq united by gangsta craving for honour and respect

The shooting in a West Hollywood night club of Marion 'Suge' Knight, the real-life gangster and godfather of 'gangsta rap', comes as an interesting pointer to the roots of the 'Jihadi Johns' of Britain fomenting horror and disgust in the Middle East turmoil.


Related Topix: Prison, Puff Daddy, Rap, Pop/Rock, John Lennon


Bad Boy Records Continues 20th Anniversary Celebration With Major Reissues

The iconic Bad Boy Records is commemorating its twentieth anniversary with a yearlong celebration and announced today a series of digital reissues, highlighted by newly digitally remastered editions of two legendary hip hop classics: The Notorious B.I.G.'s "LIFE AFTER DEATH" and Puff Daddy & The Family's "NO WAY OUT" both of which were remastered ... (more)


Related Topix: Rap, Puff Daddy, Mase, The Lox

The Hollywood Gossip

Notorious B.I.G. Lawyer: LAPD is Behind Chris Brown, Suge Knight Murder Attempt

An attorney is actually alleging that the L.A. Police Department is responsible for the shooting that broke out at Chris Brown's pre-VMAs party Sunday morning.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Rap

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Herald

Ariana Grande's 'My Everything' is everything

This is how you follow up an impressive debut: simply step into the recording booth, and be amazing yet again.


Related Topix: Dance, Ariana Grande, Pop/Rock, Rap


This Week In Billboard Chart History: In 1976, The Bee Gees...

This week in 38 years ago, the trio led the first Dance Club Songs chart. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Katy Perry, the Notorious B.I.G. and Debbie Gibson The appeal of the King of Pop knows no boundaries: Alien Ant Farm 's amped-up cover of Michael Jackson's "Smooth Criminal" began a four-week rule over Alternative Songs.


Related Topix: The Bee Gees, Pop/Rock, Rap, Celebrities, Dance, Katy Perry, Black Entertainment, Michael Jackson, Alien Ant Farm

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Washington Post

Trillectro festival proves it can keep up with the big boys

For six hours every autumn, the hip-hop cosmos temporarily spins around the emerald quadrangle of Howard University during the annual Yardfest homecoming concert, a rap saturnalia that's been immortalized in a Notorious B.I.G. lyric.


Related Topix: Howard University, Rap, Mississippi, Music, Travel, Entertainment

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Ludacris Q&A: His Next Album, Mourning Paul Walker & Vin Diesel's Rap Skills

This weekend in Los Angeles, rapper Chris " Ludacris " Bridges will be given BMI's President's Award , a honor for songwriting and impact on pop culture that has previously gone to Adam Levine and Taylor Swift .


Related Topix: Fast & Furious, Dance, Ludacris, Rap, Black Entertainment, Paul Walker, Celebrities, Vin Diesel

Thu Aug 21, 2014


Tupac And The Notorious B.I.G. Impacted The VMAs In Ways You May Not Realize

We've seen some amazing hip-hop moments at the VMAs through the years. Still, when we think back on VMA history, we can't help but think about what could've been if Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G. had lived to realize their full potential.


Related Topix: Rap, Tupac, Black Entertainment, Tupac Shakur, Dance, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson

Wed Aug 20, 2014


WTF Happened To These Extinct VMA Categories?

The MTV Video Music Awards have been around 30 years and counting, and the 31st annual MTV Video Music Awards air on Sunday, August 24. Naturally, music changes over time , which means the awards change, too.


Related Topix: MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, Bun B, Slim Thug, Rap, DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, Black Entertainment, Will Smith, Hip-Hop

Tue Aug 19, 2014


5 & Done: Veto Vangundy

The Chicago Hip Hop Renaissance is in full effect. Artists from across the city are making waves beyond Cook County.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Rap, Celebrities, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, 2pac, Tupac Shakur


My Gay Banjo Releases 'Country Boys In The City' Music Video

My Gay Banjo, the queer country duo we raved about earlier this year, are back with a new video for their infectious single "Country Boys In The City."


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, David Bowie, Rap, Transgender

Mon Aug 18, 2014


[News] Nas Details How Tupac Shakur, The Notorious B.I.G. Deaths Impacted Him, Jay Z Beef Importance

Nas: "When those [Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G.] passed away, I thought it was the end of Rap."


Related Topix: Rap, Nas, Black Entertainment, Celebrities, Jay-Z, Hip-Hop, Tupac Shakur


Nas: When 2Pac and Biggie Died, I Thought It Was The End Of Rap

Hip Hop legend Nas did a sit down interview with Zane Lowe for the "Relentless Ultra presents Soundchain" series.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Nas, Tupac Shakur, 2pac

Sat Aug 16, 2014


EXCLUSIVE: Murda Mook Names His Top 5 Emcees DOA & Battle Rap Mt. Rushmore

Murda Mook is one of the leading figures in battle rap today, so the Harlem native's view on Hip Hop culture as a whole is point of interest.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Eminem

Fri Aug 15, 2014


BBC Radio 1's Nick Grimshaw to release compilation album

BBC Radio 1 breakfast show DJ Nick Grimshaw has announced details of a compilation album entitled 'The Nixtape', which is due for release on September 22. The album will feature a curated selection of dance tracks, inspired by Grimshaw's regular radio segment of the same name where listeners call in to suggest songs for a mixtape.


Related Topix: Rap

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

4 things to do this weekend

To be honest, TimeOut was caught out by the quickfire success of these Hamilton-bred Kiwi rockers.


Related Topix: Rap, Hip-Hop, The Beastie Boys


Nas thought Notorious B.I.G and 2 Pac's deaths would spark the end of rap

NAS was concerned for the fate of rap music following the tragic deaths of Notorious B.I.G and 2 Pac who were both shot by rival gang members in the 90s.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Rap, Nas, 2 Pac, Jay-Z, Celebrities