The Notorious B.I.G. has often been a target for mashup projects: you can find the MC's iconic voice blended with tracks from Frank Sinatra, the xx, DJ Premier, and Miley Cyrus. Terry Urban has contributed to this catalog before with FKA Biggie, which merged the worlds of the New York hip hop legend and FKA Twigs. Urban's latest effort also pays tribute to David Bowie—"Biggie Stardust" combines the guitar-heavy backbone of Bowie's "Moonage Dream" with Biggie's "Dead Wrong." On SoundCloud, Urban wrote, "a dedication for two artists that have influenced me greatly." Listen below.
January 15, 2016