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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020: Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails and Whitney Houston among 2020 inductees

They'll be inducted into the prestigious hall at a ceremony later this year...

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2020 nominations announced

Depeche Mode, Notorious B.I.G., Nine Inch Nails and Whitney Houston lead the nominations for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2020
The longlist of nominations for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2020 has been announced, led by the likes of Depeche Mode, Notorious B.I.G., Nine Inch Nails and Whitney Houston. To be eligible to enter the hallowed hall, an artist’s first commercial records need to have been released 25 years ago, in 1994. Last year's longlist featured the likes...

The Notorious B.I.G.’s ‘Ready To Die’ celebrated with documentaries and artwork

The Notorious B.I.G.'s 'Ready To Die' celebrated with documentaries and artwork
The 25th anniversary of The Notorious B.I.G.’s debut album 'Ready To Die' is being commemorated with a new documentary. Titled The Birth of Biggie, the eight-minute short doc by Amazon Music traces the New York rapper's breakthrough including his friendship with producer DJ Mister Cee who helped propel Biggie Smalls to rap stardom. Read more: The Notorious B.I.G.’s ‘Ready To Die’ at 25: 9...

The Notorious B.I.G.’s ‘Ready To Die’ at 25: 9 surprising things about the era-defining album

Notorious B.I.G.
The Notorious B.I.G.'s 'Ready To Die' – his only album released in his lifetime – is widely considered to be one of the greatest rap albums of all time. Since its release in 1994, it's inspired countless rappers in Biggie's wake and secured his legacy as a raw and real storyteller. On Friday (September 13), it celebrates its 25th...

The Notorious B.I.G’s childhood home is now available to rent

Biggie
The Notorious B.I.G's childhood home in Brooklyn, New York has been put on the market to rent. Read more: 20 things you might not know about Biggie & 2Pac Located at 226 St. James Place between Gates Avenue and Fulton Street, the apartment Biggie famously referred to as a "one-bedroom shack" on 'Juicy' has since been refurbished as a three-bedroom home....

Eminem discusses how Tupac and Biggie’s beef changed rap and reveals his favourite diss tracks

Eminem has explained how Tupac and Biggie’s beef changed the rap tradition of diss tracks in a special radio appearance. Read more: Ouch. All the people Eminem disses on surprise album 'Kamikaze' and their responses The Detroit rapper counted down his 12 favourite diss tracks with Paul Rosenberg and DJ Whoo Kid on a show dubbed the “12 days of diss-mas”....

A collector is selling the cars Tupac and Biggie Smalls were shot in

Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac
A collector is currently selling the cars that Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G. were shot and killed in. The two rap icons were both killed in drive-by shootings in the 1990s, with Tupac being slain during an incident in Las Vegas in September 1996 and Biggie passing away after being targeted in a drive-by in LA 21 years ago today...

Lil’ Kim responds to Beyonce dressing up as her for Halloween

Beyonce and Lil' Kim
Lil' Kim has responded to images of Beyonce and Jay-Z dressing up as her and The Notorious B.I.G for Halloween. The couple attended Kelly Rowland's costume party dressed as the iconic duo, with Beyonce sharing five images on her social media of her wearing exact looks worn by Lil' Kim from back in the day. The rapper shared her delight at the...

Check out Jay Z and Beyonce’s brilliant Halloween costumes

Jay Z and Beyonce
Jay-Z and Beyonce came out in style for Halloween - dressing up as Lil' Kim and Notorious B.I.G. In the past, Beyonce has gone in costume as Janet Jackson and Salt N' Pepa to Halloween. This year, she and husband Jay-Z attended a party held by Kelly Rowland and went as the fellow iconic duo of Lil' Kim and Biggy...