A Notorious B.I.G. Hologram Is On The Way

The first appearance will be in a Faith Evans music video.

April 11, 2016
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Billboard reports that ARHT Media is teaming up with Biggie's estate to develop a hologram of the rapper. "This project has been a long-time coming, and it is very special to me," Notorious B.I.G.'s mother said in a statement. "Words can't even capture how elated I am for the world to finally see my son again on stage and beyond. Christopher's impact and legacy will not only live through his past work, but also the new experiences which have been made possible through ARHT Media."

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The hologram, dubbed a "humagram," will debut in a Faith Evans video. "After seeing all the technologies out there, I realized right away that ARHT Media would be the best partner to bring back Notorious B.I.G.," Evans noted. "I look forward to continue working with them and presenting the world with his Humagram in both video and stage format, through the release of my album The King & I."

ARHT CEO Paul Duffy praised his company's ability to create "digital humans." "We have a very sophisticated transmission technology for beaming these digital humans through the public Internet to literally any point on the planet," he declared. "These digital humans can scale to any size of venue, so it can be in a window display, your living room or it could be in a 50,000-seat arena for a real-time delivery."

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