Who Shot Ya? The True Story Behind Biggie’s Landmark Hip-Hop Song
A vicious song that fuelled tension in the hip-hop community, Who Shot Ya? put The Notorious B.I.G. in the crosshairs of controversy.
Best Reissues Of 2022: 40 Essential Releases Of The Year So Far
The best reissues of 2022 bring must-have classic albums back into view for long-term collectors and curious newcomers alike.
Best 90s Music Videos: 20 Promo Clips That Defined An Era
From hip-hop decadence to cop-show pastiches, the best 90s music videos were innovative and stylish examples of what the format could do.
Player’s Anthem: Behind Biggie And Junior M.A.F.I.A.’s Meisterwerk
Under guidance from The Notorious B.I.G., Junior M.A.F.I.A. made their mark with Player’s Anthem, a classic slice of 90s hardcore hip-hop.
Hypnotize: The Story Behind The Notorious B.I.G.’s Mesmerising Song
Arguably The Notorious B.I.G.’s signature song, Hypnotize has become a byword for hip-hop and a definitive document of the bling era.
‘Life After Death’: Behind Notorious B.I.G.’s Posthumous Rap Masterpiece
Released just weeks after The Notorious B.I.G.’s fatal shooting, ‘Life After Death’ was a hip-hop epic that ensured Biggie’s immortality.
Why The Notorious B.I.G.’s Legacy Continues To Loom Over Hip-Hop
A larger-than-life talent with a tragically early end, The Notorious B.I.G. helped to create the moneyed hip-hop world we know today.
Big Poppa: How The Notorious B.I.G. Became The Daddy Of NYC Hip-Hop
Stepping out as an unlikely hip-hop loverman, The Notorious B.I.G. ensured that Big Poppa would live in the memory as a certified classic.
‘Born Again’: How The Notorious B.I.G. Found Another Rebirth
Posthumously compiled from Biggie’s vast trove of unreleased recordings, ‘Born Again’ brimmed with life from one of the world’s greatest MCs.
Ready To Die: How The Notorious B.I.G. Gave His Life To Hip-Hop
An evocative picture of life in 90s New York City, The Notorious B.I.G.’s debut album, ‘Ready To Die’, introduced a vital voice in hip-hop.
Juicy: Behind The Notorious B.I.G.’s First Taste Of Fame
A breakthrough song that established Biggie Smalls as the greatest of all time, Juicy reveals why the MC was ripe for world domination.
Be the first to know
Stay up-to-date with the latest music news, new releases, special offers and other discounts!