Mister Cee’s Annual Biggie Tribute Mix

Mister Cee crafted a three-hour tribute to the Notorious one for the 15th anniversary of his death. I guess this how he makes people forget about that suck-off story….

Download: Pt. 1 l Pt. 2 l Pt. 3

The 50 Best Notorious B.I.G Songs

By Fake Shore Drive for Complex.

It’s March 9, 2012 i.e. the 15th anniversary of Biggie’s murder. Yesterday Andrew Barber of Fake Shore Drive fame put together this list of his 50 Best Songs. Play them all at a loud volume for the remainder of the day.

Biggie Smalls is the illest. It’s hard to believe nearly 15 years have passed since The Notorious B.I.G. was gunned down in the streets of Los Angeles. While his murder remains officially unsolved, the presence and influence of the man born Christopher Wallace still looms large over hip-hop.

The game has changed significantly since Big’s passing. His career was born in a largely offline world. There was no blogosphere to build him up and later tear him down, no social networks to annoyingly promote his material—or let him embarrass himself. Big did it the old-fashioned way: word of mouth, radio spins, flossy videos, and a whole lot of talent.

Rising rapidly to the top of hip-hop’s food chain, he was multi-platinum by the time most rappers today are getting their first blog posts. Looking back, Big was incredibly mature and successful for a young 20-something who’d spent such a short time in the limelight.
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