It’s been more than 15 years since 2Pac and Biggie Smalls were shot and killed in two separate moments of violence, and those grim anniversaries are the reason for the new book 2pac Vs. Biggie: An Illustrated History Of Rap’s Greatest Battle.
Past rap battles, not coincidentally, have been excellent for CD sales. Now, two young, up-from-the-housing-projects African ... accuses him of plagiarism (''how much of Biggie's rhymes is gonna come out your fat lips?''); even engages in some armchair.
Ebro addressed his encounter with Fabolous at the Total Slaughter Battle Rap event ... The ‘90s had so much diversity where you could have backpack rap, or gangsta rap or flossy Biggie rap. You know there were so many different elements and I wanted.
A one-time protégé of Wyclef Jean, the Kingston, Jamaica-born MC made a name for himself in the late ’90s by picking a fight with LL Cool J and getting his ass handed to him in a rap battle ... But when you add a young Biggie to the mix as Stetsasonic.
Obviously, in the age of social media, young hip hop fans have no problem raising ... But it would be interesting to see how other famous epic rap battles would fly in 2016. For example, the Biggie vs. Tupac battle, with its barbs of violence (B.I.G.
Jen (Matilda Lutz) is a gorgeous young woman who has come ... Few movies can name-check Tilda Swinton, Biggie, Super Mario Bros. and Hermione Granger, along with many more. You know those incredibly entertaining battle raps in “8 Mile”.
The Tupac-Biggie/East ... The record sales battle with 50 Cent presented a different sort of change for Mr. West. At the time of the feud, West had put out a pair of multiplatinum albums and was widely regarded among the hottest young artists in the.
When the memes hit harder than the bars, it’s not a battle. But two MCs trading lines toe-to-toe—like, say, Busy Bee vs. Kool Moe Dee at Harlem World in 1982? Now that was a battle. Young ... rap music.’” The first time you heard Biggie’s.
A clown by nature, Biggie may ve been hard on Kwame, Della Reese, and a certain vic in that 1990 Bed Stuy battle footage belonging ... The Black Wall Street CEO did hip some young’ns to MC Eiht and Kool G Rap. But Biggie took it one step further.