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Forest Whitaker 'To Star In Labyrinth'

Forest Whitaker is set to star in 'Labyrinth'. The 55-year-old actor will appear alongside Johnny Depp in the movie about the investigation into the murders of hip hop stars Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G. based...

New Tupac & Notorious B.i.g. Murder Investigation Documentary Gets The Green Light

Executives have ordered a pilot for Unsolved, a scripted true crime expose that details the two police investigations into the deaths of the rappers. The drama is based on the experiences of...

Nas: 'I Wish I Could Have Settled Tupac And Biggie Rivalry'

During an appearance on HBO sports show Any Given Wednesday, the rapper was asked by host Bill Simmons what would he have done if he had a time machine that could travel back...

Johnny Depp To Star In Biggie And Tupac Film 'Labyrinth'

Johnny Depp is to take on his first post-divorce movie project by starring in the forthcoming Tupac and Notorious B.I.G. as a police detective who investigated the unsolved murders of the two rap stars.The Hollywood...

Johnny Depp In Talks To Play Notorious B.i.g. Murder Investigator

Insiders claim the Pirates of the Caribbean star is the frontrunner to play Russell Poole in Labyrinth. Poole uncovered corruption within the L.A. police department while investigating the deaths of the rap...

The Notorious B.i.g Reportedly Asked Tupac To Be His Manager

The Notorious B.I.G had reportedly asked Tupac to be his manager. The late rapper - who was also known as Biggie Smalls - had allegedly asked the late record producer and 'California Love' hitmaker to...

Notorious B.i.g.'S Lyrics Inspire New Comedy Show

The Juicy hitmaker's mother, Voletta Wallace, has teamed up with creatives at media firm Mass Appeal to develop Think B.I.G., which will follow the misadventures of an inner city teen, according to The...

Puff Daddy Wants Working Hobby

Puff Daddy wants his music to become a hobby.Though the 46-year-old rapper - whose real name is Sean Combs - is keen to focus on other endeavours, including acting, he insists he won't be giving...

Lil' Kim Praises Rich Homie Quan For Biggie Apology

Kim was among the female emcees feted at Monday's (11Jul16) New York ceremony, where Quan joined the Lighters Up star onstage to perform the late Biggie's verse on their Junior M.A.F.I.A. collaboration, Get...

Notorious B.i.g. Hologram To Head Out On Tour

The Hypnotize hitmaker's widow Faith Evans recently teased the project, and on Monday (11Apr16), bosses at ARHT Media, the company behind the latest hologram technology, confirmed the rapper's return to the stage....

Notorious B.i.g.'S Daughter Clears The Air With Sean 'Diddy' Combs

T'yanna Wallace took to Twitter on Tuesday (05Apr16) and put Diddy on blast, claiming she had not been invited to attend the hip-hop mogul's planned Bad Boy Records reunion show on 20 May...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Organising Bad Boy Reunion Show

The rap mogul will join his former recording acts onstage at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on 20 May (16). Mase, French Montana, Total, 112, Marion Winans, Jay Z and Mary...

Faith Evans Working On Biggie Hologram

The Juicy hitmaker, real name Christopher Wallace, was killed in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles in 1997, aged just 24. Now his former wife, R&B singer Faith, is working on a...

Notorious B.i.g.'S Estate Facing Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Over Song

Poet Abiodun Oyewole, also known as Tunes by Dune, is suing executors of the estate for $24 million (GBP16.9 million), claiming he wrote a musical compilation titled When the Revolution Comes, which was...

Lil' Kim Drops Biggie Tribute Track On Death Anniversary

The rap icon, real name Christopher Wallace, was killed in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles on 9 March, 1997, and 19 years later, his legacy lives on through his family and friends,...

Faith Evans Wants Biggie Murder Case Reopened

The rap icon, real name Christopher Wallace, was killed in a drive-by shooting in L.A. in 1997, six months after his hip-hop rival Tupac Shakur's death, but the gunman has never been caught....

Notorious B.i.g. Actor To Reprise Role In Tupac Shakur Biopic

Rapper/actor Jamal Woolard gained 50 pounds (22.7 kilograms) to portray the late hip-hop star, real name Christopher Wallace, in Notorius, and producers of Shakur biopic All Eyez on Me have now reportedly asked...

Mark Ronson's Long Wait For Stardom

Mark Ronson spent three days a week waiting outside record label offices.The 'Uptown Funk' hitmaker was desperate to get his big break and would skip school so he could wait near the buildings for the...

Missy Elliott Pays Tribute To Late Stars At Festival

During her set, which included a cameo from rap newcomer Sharaya J, the Work It hitmaker asked fans to hold up the light on their cell phones for a special tribute. Before...

Detective Who Led Notorious B.i.g. Murder Case Dies

Russell Poole collapsed during a meeting with L.A. Homicide Bureau detectives on Wednesday (19Aug15) and died from a suspected heart attack. Poole spent a year trying to bring the heavyweight rapper, real...

Gwyneth Paltrow Launches Range Of Rapper-inspired Bags

Gwyneth Paltrow has launched a range of rap-themed clutch bags.The 42-year-old actress' two Edie Parker-designed bags - which also have a mirror inside - cost $1695 and are inscribed with the nicknames 'Hov' and 'Shady'...

Kanye West Joins Diddy's Hitmen

Kanye West has joined Diddy's production collective 'The Hitmen'.The 'Black Skinhead' rapper has accepted Diddy's offer to join the super-group of artists and the latter announced the collaboration via a video of an in-studio session...

Nas Thought Notorious B.i.g And 2 Pac's Deaths Would Spark The End Of Rap

Nas worried that the untimely deaths of Notorious B.I.G and 2 Pac would spark the end of rap music. The 'Hate Me Now' hitmaker - who has been involved in a long-running feud with fellow...

Iggy Azalea Defends Biggie Smalls Remake

Iggy Azalea has defended her Biggie Smalls remake.The 23-year-old hitmaker worked with singer Keyshia Cole and sampled the late rapper's 1997 posthumous release 'Mo Money Mo Problems' and Iggy insists it wasn't meant to be...

Lil' Kim Is Pregnant

Lil' Kim is pregnant. The 39-year-old rapper has revealed she is expecting her first child and she can't wait to be a mother to her little one when it arrives. She told Us Weekly magazine:...

Tupac Biopic To Film In 2014

A biopic about the late rapper Tupac Shakur will begin filming next year.Morgan Creek Productions' long-planned film about the 'Changes' hitmaker - who died in 1996 at the tender age of 25 - will go...

Does Anyone Still Believe Suge Knight Killed Tupac Shakur?

Another year, another Suge Knight arrested story huh? This time, the founder of Death Row Records was stopped shortly before midnight in Los Angeles on Wednesday (September 11, 2013) on an outstanding warrant. According to...

Notorious B.i.g Fans Petition For Street Name Change

Fans of late rap icon Notorious B.I.G. are flocking to sign an online petition to have a street in New York named in his honour.The petition has been launched on public campaign site Change.org, where...

Cara Delevingne And Rita Ora Rap On-stage To Notorious Big [Pictures]

Cara Delevigne [L] and Rita Ora [R] Rapping Together On-StageCara Delevingne joined her best pal Rita Ora on-stage at the DKNY Art Works party, which the Burberry model hosted on Wednesday night (June 12, 2013)....

The House Of Wallace: Notorious Big To Return As A Cartoon Ghost?

The children of the late rapper Notorious BIG are working alongside the Ossian Studios production company to bring their father back to life as a cartoon ghost. In a series entitled The House of Wallace,...

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