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Tupac Love Letters, Notorious B.I.G. Crown Up for Auction

Tupac Shakur's teenage love letters and Notorious B.I.G.'s "King of New York" crown from a 1997 Rap Pages magazine cover story are among the items Sotheby’s…
Katherine Turman / August 25, 2020

Stream Faith Evans and The Notorious B.I.G.’s New Album The King & I

Faith Evans is putting more music into the world from the late, great Notorious B.I.G. with their album of duets, The King & I. While Biggie…
Ian Servantes / May 19, 2017

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Dave Grohl, Bruce Springsteen, Sean Combs, Miley Cyrus, Gwen Stefani, Alicia Keys to Appear at Virtual Rock Hall of Fame Ceremony

This year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony (that was supposed to take place in Cleveland) was first pushed, then pushed again before finally…
Daniel Kohn / October 8, 2020

Notorious B.I.G.’s Plastic Crown Sells for Nearly $575,000

Six dollars goes a long way these days. At Sotheby's first-ever hip-hop auction, a crown purchased for $6 for a Notorious B.I.G. photoshoot…
Daniel Kohn / September 15, 2020

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 Inductees: Who Got In and What It Means for Fans

Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, The Notorious B.I.G., Whitney Houston, T. Rex and the Doobie Brothers have been announced as the…
Al Shipley / January 15, 2020

Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, T. Rex Among Rock Hall 2020 Inductees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its latest class on January 15. The six 2020 inductees are Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, T.
Anna Chan / January 15, 2020

Which Artists Should Be Inducted Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its nominees for induction in 2020 on Tuesday, October 15. Of the 16 artists nominated this year,…
SPIN Staff / October 15, 2019

Ty Dolla $ign Revisits Classic SPIN Covers Featuring Kurt Cobain, Kanye West, and More Artists

Ty Dolla $ign has never made a secret of his influences. Musical heavyweights from across R&B, hip-hop, gospel, and rock have given him a distinct musical lineage and provided…
SPIN Staff / August 6, 2019

The Notorious B.I.G.’s “One-Room Shack” Now Renting for $4k Per Month

Just this month, the late Notorious B.I.G.’s childhood city block was dedicated in his name. St. James Place between Gates Avenue and Fulton Street is now…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / June 21, 2019

Brooklyn Street Named in Honor of Notorious B.I.G.

The corner of Fulton Street and St. James Place in Brooklyn has been renamed in honor of the late Notorious B.I.G. Family, friends, associates, and public officials…
Will Gottsegen / June 11, 2019

Slate’s Slow Burn to Explore the Deaths of Tupac, Notorious B.I.G. in Third Season

Slow Burn is bringing its longform storytelling style to one of music's biggest unsolved mysteries. The podcast will return for a third season…

Brooklyn Community Board Votes to Name Street After the Notorious B.I.G.

Brooklyn Community Board 2 voted yesterday to approve a petition that seeks to rename a block in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood after the Notorious B.I.G., per Rolling Stone. The dedication would…
Tosten Burks / November 15, 2018

Nicki Minaj’s Hilariously Mean “Barbie Dreams” Might Just Make Queen Worth It

Nicki Minaj's album rollout for her new album Queen has been a quagmire: from delays that changed the original release date a handful of times to singles like…
Israel Daramola / August 10, 2018

Watch Johnny Depp and Forest Whitaker Try to Solve Biggie’s Murder in the Trailer for City of Lies

"A murder like that only goes unsolved...if the police don't want to solve it." Thus mutters Johnny Depp, as Los Angeles police detective Russell Poole, in…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 21, 2018

Ice-T and Soledad O’Brien to Host Fox Special About the Tupac and Notorious B.I.G. Murders

Fox will investigate the murders of Tupac Shakur and Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls, in a new two-hour special on September 24 called Who Shot Biggie…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 25, 2017

Watch Two Trailers for New Notorious B.I.G. Documentary on A&E

On September 4, A&E will premiere a new documentary called Biggie: The Life of the Notorious B.I.G. The film is directed by Mark Ford, and will feature interviews…
Andy Cush / August 24, 2017
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