Today, May 21, 2012, would've marked the 40th birthday of the late great Notorious B.I.G. Biggie Smalls, whose real name was Christopher George Latore Wallace, died far too soon after he was gunned down at an L.A. intersection on March 9, 1997. He was 24 years old.
In honor of the rapper's life and legacy, we are asking all of you music fans to vote on your favorite Notorious B.I.G. song and to reflect on his contributions to hip-hop and rap on this day.
You gotta love the Internet. Unreleased footage of Notorious B.I.G. on the set of 'Warning' appeared online and it's an interesting video to watch. In the clip, a show called Video Source talks with the late rapper about his just-released album 'Ready to Die,' his family and his rap career.
The old past time of trading baseball cards has gone to a new level thanks to trading-card company Platinum League. The company is releasing its "first-ever interactive hip-hop trading cards" on May 1. Rap icons Snoop Dogg, Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur are among the 100 artists featured in the collection.
In a strange twist in the ongoing saga of the unsolved death of Notorious B.I.G., an incarcerated man named Clayton Hill has reportedly confessed of his involvement as an accessory after the fact in the slaying of the late Brooklyn, N.Y., rapper.