March 8, 2008

R.I.P. The Notorious B.I.G.: May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997

March 9, 2008 will mark the 11th anniversary of the death of one of Hip Hop's greatest MCs. The Notorious B.I.G. aka Biggie Smalls, brought a new flow and sound into hip hop that has "inspired" many of todays rappers. We will always love Big Poppa.. RIP

In loving memory of Christopher Wallace, psychology presents: The Diamond In The Rough: The Notorious B.I.G. session/tribute. Download here.

In recent Biggie news:
Brooklyn rapper Gravy has been tapped to play The Notorious B.I.G., in the upcoming Fox Searchlight biopic Notorious.The supporting cast will be; Derek Luke, who will play Sean "Diddy" Combs; Angela Bassett as B.I.G.'s mother Voletta Wallace and Anthony Mackie as Tupac Shakur.

George Tillman Jr. will direct and the film goes into production this month. It is set for release in January of '09.

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