JAY-Z & Nas Recite Some Legendary Biggie Bars For A&E’s New Trailer for ‘Biggie’

The good folks over at A&E are taking a deeper look into the life and times of the Notorious B.I.G. With a new documentary coming on September 4th, today we get a look at A&E’s New Trailer for ‘Biggie’. Today’s clip finds JAY-Z and Nas reciting some of their favorite lines from the wordsmith, while […]

Nick Grant Flips Classic “Nobody” Into Biggie Tribute

They say you’re nobody until somebody….. Hip Hop heads everywhere can finish that line and probably say it while adding that classic confident B.I.G swagger to it. Some lines live on forever and some MCs are bigger than music, in both cases this is why sampling anything the Bedstuy veteran spit on is a risk […]

Twitter’s Reaction to Rich Homie Quan Forgetting the Lyrics to “Get Money” Is Pretty Hilarious

So in case you missed the VH1 Hip Hop Honors Monday night, during Lil Kim’s tribute, she invited Rich Homie Quan on stage to perform “Get Money“.  Now, even if you’re not from New York, there’s not too many people I know that don’t know the words, but, somehow, Rich Homie Quan got up on […]

DJ Drama Chimes in on Rich Homie Quan Forgetting Biggie Lyrics, Chris Brown + Upcoming Album “Quality Street Music 2”

With “Quality Street Music 2” hitting stores next Friday, June 22nd, DJ Drama stopped by Sway in the Morning to fill the crew in on what he’s been up to. After watching Rich Homie Quan fumble the lyrics to Biggie’s “Get Money” last night at the VH1 Hip Hop Honors, Drama gives his thoughts on […]

Angie Martinez Candidly Speaks on “My Voice,” Relationship with Jay Z & the Evolution of Hip Hop

Out promoting her amazing new book “My Voice,” the legendary Angie Martinez joins Sway in the Morning. Opening up about adding as many details as possible to the book she recalls conversations with Tupac and Biggie. Going forward she tells Sway about her childhood and moving to Brooklyn. With so many great stories in the […]

Daddy-O and YZ Uncut: Unbelievable Stories about Biggie, Lil Kim, Foxy Brown, KRS and More + Freestyles Over the 5 Fingers of Death

Coming up with Stetsasonic around the ’80’s, Daddy-O is an incredibly influential figure in rap music. After recently releasing his project titled “#EverybodyButKRS,” Daddy-O and fellow OG YZ stopped by Sway in the Morning to speak on the project and what they both think of the current state of hip-hop. Filled with stories about Biggie, […]

Rick Ross Freestyles Over Junior Mafia’s “Get Money”

Rick Ross has been coming out with freestyles left and right lately.  After freestyling over Drake and Future’s “Where Ya At”, the MMG rapper decided to release “Get Money” hosted by DJ Clue.  As expected, Ross raps about his money-making lifestyle, women, and foreign cars.  Did he do Junior Mafia’s record justice? Listen below and let […]

Snoop Dogg Gets Candid With Sway About His Relationship With Tupac

One of the true pioneers of West Coast rap, Snoop Dogg joined Sway In The Morning in May of 2013 and the results were some of the most in depth looks into Snoop’s relationship with both Tupac and Biggie.  Rapping about what he lived in Southern California, Snoop detailed the beginning of his career writing […]

Gimme The Loot: Notorious B.I.G. and Bad Boy Records Contracts to be Auctioned Off via Paddle8

“Good Evening, Ladies and Gentleman. How’s everybody doing tonight? I’d like to welcome to the stage, the lyrically acclaimed…Notorious B.I.G.” – ‘Skys The Limit’ When it comes to hip hop, you would have a hard time hearing someone leave out the Notorious B.I.G. and Bad Boy Records when it comes to leaving an impact on the culture. From […]

Usher Describes the Impact of Meeting Biggie Smalls at Only 14 Years Old

It seems like Usher has been in the spotlight for as long as we can remember, thanks to his incredible voice at a young age and ability to dance/perform. However, it was another artist…a bigger artist that Usher vividly remembers sharing the stage with that ultimately helped shape his reality – none other than the great […]