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Prince Turned Down Notorious Big Collaboration

Prince turned down duetting with The Notorious B.I.G. and P Diddy.The late hip-hop legend's pal Diddy has revealed the pair of them planned on collaborating with the 'Purple Rain' hitmaker - who passed away in...

The Notorious B.i.g. Was Eager To Work With Prince

The Notorious B.i.g.'s mentor Sean 'diddy' Combs reveals the Juicy hitmaker was a big fan of the late Purple Rain icon and he was eager to collaborate with him, but they couldn't get...

Faith Evans Developing Biopic

The Love Like This star's film will reportedly be based on her 2009 memoir, Keep the Faith, and will centre on her career and personal life, including her marriage to late rapper The...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Helps Brooklyn Nets Honour The Notorious B.i.g.

Bosses at the Nets organisation held a special evening honouring the Hypnotize musician, real name Christopher Wallace, who was killed in a shooting in Los Angeles 20 years ago last week (end12Mar17)....

Diddy Leads Tributes For The 20th Anniversary Of The Death Of The Notorious B.i.g.

The biggest hip hop stars have weighed in on the terrible tragedy that was the death of The Notorious B.I.G. 20 years ago. The sadness felt in the rap community is testament to Biggie's timeless...

The Notorious B.i.g.'S Mother: 'I Have An Idea Who Killed My Son'

The rap icon, real name Christopher Wallace, was shot and killed in Los Angeles on 9 March, 1997, but the assailant has never been found and his murder remains unsolved. However, his...

P Diddy Pays Tribute To Notorious Big

P. Diddy still isn't over Notorious B.I.G.'s death.The 47-year-old rapper paid an emotional tribute to his friend - who was killed in a drive-by shooting aged 24 in 1997 - on the 20th anniversary of...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Proud To Premiere Bad Boy Documentary At Tribeca

The hip-hop mogul's new project, titled Can't Stop, Won't Stop: The Bad Boy Story, gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at his record label and the impact the 1997 murder of his protege Notorious...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Remembers The Notorious B.i.g. With Social Media Campaign

The rapper took to Instagram on Thursday morning (09Mar17) to remind his followers that the music legend was shot and killed in Los Angeles 20 years ago, after attending a party to celebrate the Soul...

P. Diddy Launches Campaign In Memory Of The Notorious B.i.g

P. Diddy has launched a social media campaign in the memory of The Notorious B.I.G.The 'Mo Money Mo Problems' hitmaker - real name Christopher Wallace - was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting 20...

Marcc Rose And Wavyy Jonez Cast As Tupac Shakur And The Notorious B.i.g.

Rose will play Shakur, while Jonez will portray B.I.G. in Unsolved, a new drama which centres on the investigations into the murders of the rappers. Rose portrayed Tupac in 2015's N.W.A. biopic Straight...

Notorious B.i.g. 'Death Car' Up For Sale

The truck has been listed for $1.5 million (£1.2 million) through memorabilia dealer Moments in Time. According to the New York Post's Page Six, the owners were initially unaware of the vehicle's back...

The Notorious B.i.g. Documentary Gets Blessing Of Rapper's Mother

The influential musician, real name Christopher George Latore Wallace, hit the big time in the early 1990s as a key member of Sean 'Diddy' Combs' record label Bad Boy Records roster, but was...

Faith Evans And Faith Hill Laugh Off Cnn News Mix Up

R&B star Evans recently revealed she will release The King & I, a collaborative project celebrating the legacy of her late husband, in May (17), just two days before what would have been...

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....

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