(Photos) My Mixtapez & Jordan Brand Honor The 20-Year Anniversary of Biggie’s Passing With Rare Childhood Photos

My Mixtapez and Jordan Brand linked up for a special art activation at SXSW over the weekend, taking place at the My Mixtapez House. The gallery revealed exclusive and rare childhood photos of the legendary Biggie Smalls, commemorating the 20-year anniversary of his passing. The event also featured performances by The LOX and Diddy’s sons, Christian and Justin Combs. Also in attendance were Ma$e, Nick Grant and Gizzle. Biggie’s manager, Wayne Barrow, and Bad Boy president, James Cruz, unveiled the exclusive Notorious B.I.G. x Jordan 13 shoe at the event as well, designed as a collaborative effort by My Mixtapez and Jordan Brand. The shoe will be released to the public on B.I.G.’s birthday, May 21.

(Video) Dame Dash Says Notorious B.I.G. Was Plotting On Jumping To Roc-A-Fella

In a twist of REAL hip-hop news this morning, word comes in that 20 years ago Biggie was about to team up with Jay-Z. Oh man what a different game it would be today if that happened…

(Video) NBA: Shaquille O’Neal Wonders If He Could’ve Saved Biggie Smalls From Getting Shot #RIPBIG

Today (Mar. 9) is the 20th anniversary of the death of Christopher Wallace aka Notorious B.I.G aka Biggie Smalls.  As part of a feature for The Undefeated, Justin Tinsley asked several Los Angeles area athletes about what they were doing around the time Biggie was shot and the impact his death had on the city.

Unveiled: Release Date & Tracklist For Faith Evans & Notorious B.I.G ‘The King And I’ Duet Album

It’s been years in the making for the former husband and wife’s duet album to come out and it looks like we are finally getting it in the coming months.

#MusicStillMatters New Music: Faith Evans & Notorious B.I.G. Ft. Jadakiss – NYC

Faith Evans gifted the world with an unreleased verse from The Notorious B.I.G. on “NYC”. DJ Premier worked his magic behind the boards and Jadakiss lent his voice for a verse of his own. Check it out after the jump!

(Video + Photos) Notorious B.I.G Statue Is In The Works And Will Be Coming To New York

The Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum is working on bringing a memorial statue of Christopher Wallace, also known as The Notorious B.I.G, to Brooklyn, New York. Those organizing this project hope to place the statue at Putnam Triangle Plaza in Clinton Hill, close by to where the rapper grew up in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. The statue is six feet tall and it’s of the late legendary rapper’s face and was created by Tanda Francis who is a Brooklyn based artist. Read the rest of this story after the jump!

(Video) NBA: Fat Joe Reveals Which Knick Biggie Was Talking About on “I Got a Story to Tell” While on ESPN

The crew on “Highly Questionable” on ESPN, has been trying for years to figure out which Knick Notorious B.I.G. was talking about on his hit song “I Got a Story to Tell.”  Many people thought it was John Starks but he appeared on the show himself and killed that rumor, saying it wasn’t him but he knows who it was.  Then Jadakiss appeared on the show and was asked the same question.  He said he didn’t know who it was but he narrowed it down to three players, Anthony Mason, Derek Harper or Larry Johnson.  Well Fat Joe appeared on the show on Monday and finally revealed exactly who the Knick player was and it indeed was one of the three names dropped by Kiss.

ARHT Media Secures The Digital Rights To Legendary Notorious B.I.G. Hologram

Faith Evans recently released the idea of a Biggie Hologram. We now learn, ARHT Media has just gotten the digital rights to the Biggie hologram. The digital scene will perform in may different capacities which will include music videos and also on stage delivery. The Los Angeles-based company and ByStorm Entertainment, along with Faith Evans and Biggie’s mother, Voletta Wallace, will be in charge of the direction for the Hologram.

Faith Evans Reveals A Biggie Hologram Is In The Works

Biggie is about to become immortalized. In a new interview with Dame Dash, Faith Evans reveals that there is a hologram in the works of the late Notorious B.I.G., though she isn’t sure to what capacity it will be used just yet. “We actually are in development with a hologram [company],” she said. “I don’t necessarily know to what extent I’m going to perform with it, but I definitely want to debut it probably in the first video for the album and maybe use it a little bit performance-wise, but that depends on a lot of things.” She added that if the Bad Boy reunion tour actually happens (*ahem, Diddy…), then she will certainly use it during her live show…just not too much. Would you want to see a Biggie hologram?

(Video) Watch J.Cole Perform Notorious B.I.G.’s “Hypnotize” At An L.A. Festival

Over the weekend J.Cole performed at Shaun White’s “Air + Style” event in Los Angeles. In-between his own hits, Cole payed homage to Hip Hop legend, The Notorious B.I.G. The crowd went crazy as he transitioned from his own banger and fan fave “Who Dat” to the classic record, “Hypnotize” and flawlessly rapped the lyrics. The “Air + Style” event is just one of many festivals J.Cole is expected to perform at this year. He’ll also be headlining Bonnaroo in June. Check out the performance below.

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