Uncle Murda

The Cypher: Notorious B.I.G. Tribute Featuring A Slew of New York Rappers

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BET and New York's Hot 97 rounded up a who's who in the New York rap scene to pay homage to the late, great Notorious B.

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The Time Big Kap Tried To Sabotage Biggie’s Concert

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=190047"> Even though we have been able to vicariously live through our fallen legend's classic works to salvage a piece of them, death still deprives us of those unique instances where the artist's persona was a key indicator in showing they were born to be great; born to be leaders. And in some cases, born to be comedians. A quick Hippity-Hop flashback to 1995 would automatically tell you that Bad Boy was on top, with The Notorious B.I.G. leading the charge. While he was known to have great stage performances, the same couldn't always be said for his DJ. Big Kap isn't of Biggie fame as much of he's renown for standing next to Funkmaster Flex. There's a reason for that. Imagine the euphoria that would have transpired from bumping a "Me and My Bitch (Computer Love Remix Live)" on a hot summer's night. We never experienced it because "DJ" Kap had the butterfingers on the turntables during San Fran KMEL's Summer Jam. Look at Biggie's playful yet still stern, thugged-out demeanor. He was a riot. Like <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/05/the-gift-of-gab-five-legendary-tupac-interviews">Pac in his interviews</a>, Biggie was as cool as fan in front of the camera.

TUPAC SHAKUR

Lil Cease’s Not So Subliminal Shots At 2Pac

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/12/how-many-rappers-can-jail-hold"> Given Lil Kim's short fuse these days, I halfway expect <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/lil-cease">Cease</a> to be found tied up in a Brooklyn basement by tomorrow for adding his own flavor to Nicki and Drake's time capsule of a record, "Moment 4 Life.

Young Chris

DJ Drama x Cookin Soul – History In The Making

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<a href="download-dj-drama-and-cookin-soul-history-in-the-making"> Mr. Thanksgiving and the producers who do it better the 2nd time, Cookin Soul, come through with another freebie on this glorious Tuesday to make your iPod smile. When is the last time you heard a compilation mixtape that was worthy of constant spins? More than likely it was a <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/cookin-soul">CS presentation</a>.

The Lost Files Mixtape

Lil Cease & DJ Delz Presents Junior Mafia – The Lost Files

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There are days when I wish my email wasn't public property, that way I wouldn't be subjected to such.

The Notorious B.I.G.

Lil’ Cease & Cardan – “Ten Crack Commandments” Video

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Shame on the entire internet for acting like <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/03/still-notorious">March 9th</a> was the coming of a new moon and then getting convenient amnesia the preceding day.

Uncle Murda

The Marching 9 – “March 9th” (Biggie Tribute)

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March 9th is soon to be declared a national Hip-Hop holiday.

The Notorious B.I.G.

DJ Drama & Cookin’ Soul – The Notorious B.I.G. Tribute Mixtape

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Thanks in part to <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/01/the-notorious-ones-naturi-naughton-kim-notorious">the Notorious movie</a>, Hip-Hop has been fortunate to undergo a Biggie resurrection of sorts on the World Wide Web.

The Notorious B.I.G.

Lil’ Cease – “Letter To B.I.G.”

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I got gripes with this joint for a number of reasons.


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