The Breaking Atoms Podcast
About This Show
Join Sumit Sharma and Chris Mitchell every week as they tackle all the hot topics and break them down to the very last compound. From niche interests to popular culture - these two retro-nerds come armed with ridiculous amounts of unnecessary research, inappropriate humour and left field perspectives.
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#10: The Life, Death and Afterlife of Biggie Smalls
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Like we always do at this time, Sumit and Chris take a trip down memory lane. 21 years ago, the late, great Christopher Wallace aka The Notorious B.I.G. released his second and final album, 'Life After Death'. As we all know, Biggie didn't live to see the album stop time and push the culture forward because he was tragically gunned down just two weeks before by some big time playa hater.
Whilst the dates, times and places may be hazy for some, Sumit and Chris time travel back to March 1997 and recount - with stunning accuracy - some of the key points around this cutting edge double album. Themes such as sound, content, featured artists and favourite songs are explored. Like typical Hip Hop heads, they alsopick apart all the subliminal shots sprinkled throughout the 24 track opus.
Why didn't Biggie ever learn to drive? Why was his man Gutta so nasty? Who killed the best rapper of all time? These are the questions...