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The Notorious B.I.G.

Miguel Atwood-Ferguson on Lincoln Center's orchestral tribute to the Notorious B.I.G.

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Melvin Blackman is a retired teacher who taught a young Notorious B.I.G in preschool. Mr. Blackman stands on St. James Pl. the block Biggie grew up on in his childhood. Russell Frederick for NPR hide caption

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He died 25 years ago, but Notorious B.I.G is still synonymous with Brooklyn

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Whitney Houston is the only woman to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame this year. Other 2020 inductees include Depeche Mode, The Doobie Brothers, Nine Inch Nails, Biggie Smalls and T. Rex. Scott Gries/Getty Images hide caption

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Joel Anderson is the new host for season three of Slate's podcast Slow Burn. Lisa Larson-Walker/Slate hide caption

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'Slow Burn' Season 3 Turns Its Investigative Eye To The Murders Of Biggie And Tupac

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The Notorious B.I.G.'s first rap name was MC CWest. Bad Boy Entertainment hide caption

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Biggie Smalls: The Voice That Influenced A Generation

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A B.I.G. Life Writ Large In 'Notorious'

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Ten Years Later, Rapper's Murder Remains Unsolved

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