Remembering B.I.G.: DJ Drama and Cookin Soul’s Notorious B.I.G. Mixtape

via MissInfo


March 9th is the day when we lost the late great “Francis M.H.” 12 years ago…and lucky me, my born day follows right after on March 10th. So today is always the bitter before the sweet for me….Someone asked me recently if there was anyone out there that I wish I could interview that I never had a chance to…and there’s no question: I wish I had a chance to talk to Big again, but  “inside the rapper’s studio” style…never was there a more charismatic multi-layered fellow.

Drama and Cookin’ Soul put together this new project in honor of Biggie Day featuring folks like Styles P, Jean Grae, Emilio Rojas, Nipsey Hussle and more remaking Big classics…Thank you to both Drama and CS for reaching out….

“DJ Drama and Cookin’ Soul Present The Notorious B.I.G. Tribute” Mixtape

Full tracklisting after the jump….

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[video] Dj Drama & Cookin Soul- Notorious BIG tribute mixtape trailer – Coming March 9th

Coming next Monday, March 9th 2009, exactly twelve years after his death.

In “The NOTORIOUS BIG Tribute” superproducers and remixers Cookin’ Soul flip the original samples used in Biggie’s classic albums “Ready to Die” and “Life After Death” into new beats and feature original appearances from a whole range of well known artists paying their respects doing what they do best, in a celebration of the late great rapper musical legacy.

Original features & appearances by:
Styles P, LA the Darkman, Wilie Tha Kid, Uncle Murda, Amanda Diva, Lil’ Cease (Junior MAFIA), P. Diddy, Miss Info (Hot 97), Jean Grae, CL Smooth, Skyzoo, Grafh, Emilio Rojas, Nipsey Hussle, Tek (Smif n’ Wesson), Freekey Zekey, Jet Ash Lag, Sen City, Shiest Bubz, De la Ghetto (Massacre Musical) and Chaundon.
20 Brand new tracks.

Hosted by DJ Drama aka Barack Odrama: The Mixtape President.

Mixtape will be available for free download @