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The Notorious B.I.G. was featured in The Source’s ‘Unsigned Hype’ in 1992


Before there was Bad Boy, The was making a name for himself. The Source was once considered the holy grail of journalism. If there was one column that was the most coveted for up-and-coming rappers during the height of the 1990s, it was the Unsigned Hype feature and made it happen in March of 1992.

The verse that got him between the pages of the bible was taken from a demo tape he recorded with The Hitman 50 Grand. Just five short years later, would be gunned down in Los Angles on March 9.


Eazy-E died on March 26, 1995


Fatlip was born on March 26