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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,...

Rick Ross Advised To Take "Lots And Lots Of Security" After Shooting

Miami rapper Rick Ross was the target of a drive-by shooting Florida on Monday (January 28, 2013), narrowly escaping the attack but not before crashing his car into a nearby apartment block. Detectives are on...

L.a.p.d Left Red Faced After Untimely Release Of Notorious B.i.g's Autopsy Report

Notorious B.I.G's death remains enigmatic, but in the on-going attempt to determine what happened on the night of March 9, 1997, when the 24 year old rapper was shot dead, has opened up a fresh...

Lapd Issue Apology To Family Of Notorious Big Over Autopsy Statement Release

Last week, after fifteen years in police custody, the autopsy report into the death of the late rapper the Notorious BIG was made public for the first time. Now, the Los Angeles Police Department have...

Notorious B.i.g. Autopsy Report Unveiled To The Public For First Time

Rap icon the Notorious B.I.G. has had new light shone on to his death after a police autopsy report gave new insight into his death by drive-by shooting fifteen years ago, revealing the trajectory of...

Notorious Big Post-mortem Unveils New Details Into Unsolved Shooting

Fifteen years after he was shot down, information on a post-mortem that has been kept private until now has revealed new information on the late rapper the Notorious BIG has been made public for the...

Rising Rapper Kendrick Lamar Lists His Top 25 Albums

Kendrick Lamar, a member of the Black Hippy crew (with fellow L.A. luminaries Schoolboy Q and Ab-Soul), caught the attention of Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre and now he's scaling the heights with some aplomb.Now,...

Rita Ora Careful Not To 'Ruin' Notorious B.i.g Song

Rita Ora was careful not to ''ruin'' Notorious B.I.G's 'Party and B*****t' on 'How We Do (Party)'.The singer took a section from the late rapper's track for her UK number one single, but didn't want...

Adele To Sweep Grammys? History Of Upsets Suggests Otherwise

As the world waits with anticipation for Adele 's first live vocal performance since her surgery at this Sunday's Grammy awards, the 'Someone Like You' singer is considered the favourite in most of the categories...

Lana Del Rey's Telephone Wire Energy

Lana Del Rey takes in energy for writing songs by standing under telephone wires.The 'Blue Jeans' hitmaker - whose real name is Elizabeth Grant - put the unusual technique to use while writing her forthcoming...

Tupac Shakur Turns 40 As Shooting Investigation Begins

A man who claims to have robbed and shot Tupac Shakur is being investigated.New York Police have launched an inquiry after Dexter Issac posted a message on the internet alleging to have committed such a...

Tupac Shakur Case Begins As Felon Admits To Shooting

Tupac Shakur, the New York rapper who was murdered in 1996, is the focus of a new police investigation after a convicted felon claimed to have shot and robbed the slain musician two years before...

The Notorious B.i.g Killed By Armour Piercing Bullet

The Notorious B.I.G was killed by a rare type of armour-piercing bullet, strengthening the argument that a corrupt police officer murdered the legendary rapper, reports the UK's Daily Mail. The news comes after previously unseen...

Notorious B.i.g Murder Records Released

The Notorious B.I.G's murder was the subject of an Fbi investigation on both coasts of the U.S. with agents looking to determine whether Los Angeles police were involved in the rapper's death. Notorious B.I.G was...

The Notorious B.i.g Gets Twitter Tribute From P Diddy

The Notorious B.I.G has received a 'Twitter Tribute' from his friend and colleague P Diddy on the fourteenth anniversary of his death.The Notorious B.I.G, the American rapper who was shot and killed in Los Angeles...

The Notorious B.i.g Killed 14 Years Ago Today

The Notorious B.I.G was shot and killed 14 years ago today (9th March 2011)The Notorious B.I.G, the influential American rapper born Chistopher Wallace and also known as Biggie Smalls, died 14 years ago today after...

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