Published on 03-12-2016 12:11 PM
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The late great Notorious B.I.G. died 19 years ago this week, on March 9th, 1997. In tribute to the game-changing Brooklyn rapper, one of the many MCs he’s inspired, Joey Bada$$, has delivered a new track called “Brooklyn’s Own”.
Statik Selektah provides a beat of smooth jazz notes, all gentle piano coos and jabbing guitar plucks. Bada$$ delivers his typically sturdy flow, dropping references to the neighborhoods of his hometown and homages to the late B.I.G. “I said, shit ain’t been the same since we made Killuminati,”