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Video: Drake and Nas Appear on Sprite’s “Obey Your Verse” Ad

posted by Oscar June 14, 2015

Just a few days ago Sprite announced that they will be rolling out a set of limited-edition soda cans featuring inspirational lyrics by rappers like Drake, Nas, The Notorious B.I.G., and others as part of their “Obey Your Verse” Lyrical Collection.

For the accompanying ad, the pop drink showcases performances of Drake and Nas in front of cheering fans at a recent Sprite-sponsored concert celebrating the launch. Check it out above.

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Kendrick Lamar Freestyles to Biggie Beats on Anniversary of his Death

posted by Oscar March 9, 2015

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Today we’ve reached the 18th anniversary of the untimely death of legendary rapper Notorious B.I.G. and to help commemorate his life, and this generation’s iconic figure in the same genre Kendrick Lamar paid tribute to the late star.

Lamar was appearing on Big Boy’s new Real 92.3 radio show as the DJ’s first guest and during his stay he freestyle over Biggie’s Ready to Die track “The What.” Check that out below via Revolt.  Continue Reading

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Led Zeppelin X Notorious B.I.G. – “Ramblize”

posted by Oscar November 15, 2013

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A joint from the greatest Hard Rock band of all time and one of the greatest Emcees ever? Apparently that’s a thing that exists now.

Led Zeppelin’s guitarist, living legend Jimmy Page, tweeted out a link to his official page which surprisingly included his remix of the Notorious B.I.G.’s “Hypnotize” vocals atop Zep’s “Ramble On.” Not just because Page is my favorite guitarist ever, but I think this works. It actually sounds like a 90’s track, with the drum beat staying very true to the decade while the song itself holds the production style of what we hear in Naughty By Nature’s “O.P.P.” and their use of the Jackson 5’s “I Want You Back” riff.

Hear it here: http://www.jimmypage.com/

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Feel Good Friday Feature: The Notorious B.I.G. – Hypnotize

posted by Alex October 19, 2012

Let’s try something different! Friday marks the end of the work week for some, and it feels so good to finally make it. To reward everyone for making it to Friday, we’ll be having a feature every Friday with “Feel Good Music”. Today, we have none other than the late great Notorious B.I.G. himself with “Hypnotize” to kick off the weekend. So chill out, take a listen, and try to remember where you were when you first heard this jam!