March 11, 1997 The rapper known as Notorious BIG was killed over the weekend, just six months after the shooting death of rapper Tupac Shakur.
September 23, 1996 Called the "Hip-Hop Day of Atonement", the Nation of Islam organized a service yesterday in response to the death of rapper Tupac Shakur. It was meant for rap fans and artists "to atone for the self-destructive, genocidal lifestyle" that killed Shakur.
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