Although this segment is usually reserved for “90’s Kid” throwbacks, AKA songs from the 2000’s that we actually grew up with, in honour of one of the greatest to ever do it, today we are kicking it back with a TBT from Biggie Smalls himself… with a slight twist. Happy Birthday Big.
The year is 1999, 2 years after the untimely death of Christopher Wallace AKA Biggie Smalls. Unlike the first album released after his death, Born Again features no input from the East Coast giant at all. The second single “Dead Wrong” was actually a demo track for a 1994 tape that was never released to the public. The song features 2 verses full of dark lyrics about “rape, murder, and pedophilia” while showcasing B.I.G.’s notorious flow, and a 3rd verse from the rising star Eminem.
To take a 90’s kid spin on this classic, I felt like I should showcase one of my all-time favourite rap flips. 3 years ago Soulpete delivered a crazy beat flip on “Dead Wrong”, and its awesome. Its the type of tasteful remix that doesn’t disrespect the original, and I feel like Biggie would’ve approved. Listen to that one below, and wish B.I.G. a happy birthday!