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Nas, 2 Chainz, Mike WiLL Made It, and T-Pain Speak On ‘The Life of Notorious B.I.G.’ (Video)

Did you catch the Biggie documentary debut on Labor Day? If not, keep checking TV listings for the A&E channel for rebroadcasts. On-demand listings, too. In the meantime, we have some snipped clips on the late great B.I.G. for you to see!

Start above. Continue after the jump.

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Nas Declares That Notorious B.I.G. Was One Of The Greatest To Ever Touch The Mic (Trailer)

Biggie: The Life Of The Notorious B.I.G. premieres September 4th on A&E. And amongst the dope testimonials about the fallen legend, we obviously get good doses of Hov and Nas speaking on Biggie…like in this teaser.

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Hear The Words Of Biggie, And Of Those He Influenced, In “The Life of Notorious B.I.G.” (Extended Teaser Trailer)

Notice how heavy the South’s presence is in this clip: 2 Chainz, David Banner… And the observations are profound. Good points and a good preview for the coming A&E documentary.

Listen to previously unheard audio of Biggie Smalls as the biggest names in Hip-Hop, including 2 Chainz, Mike Will, and T-Pain, talk about the late rapper’s legacy in this bonus clip from “Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G.,” and tune in for the premiere on September 4th at 8 PM. #LifeOfBiggie
– A&E

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Black and White (Series Teasers)

Yes! Please, please let this happen like it’s supposed to… and catch on. We (looking at you U.S.) need this: to laugh, and just as important, THINK about race in America. The evidence can be found in comments heard across the ‘net (and probably across the aisle – at work, the grocery, wherever) around the “Roots” reboot that just played on The History Channel. Sentiments like ‘whyyyy do we even need to bring that back up?’ given voice by Black AND White people. Like race isn’t even a relevant issue anymore.

There are some things you just can’t say, even if your grandparents did. “Black and White” premieres Wednesday, June 13 10:30/9:30c on A&E. #BlackAndWhite

Ha! In your [Black]face! More after the jump…

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Jill Scott Covers Billie Holiday’s “Strange Fruit” (Shining A Light Concert Performance) [Video]

Incredible performance by an incredibly beautiful impeccable singer. All to shine a light on the inexcusable. Billie Holiday’s poem with the tragic theme brought to song long ago. Brought to life on stage again by the incomparable Jill Scott. Watch and be moved… to act!

Morgan Freeman introduces Jill Scott’s full performance of Billie Holiday’s “Strange Fruit” from Shining A Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America, presented by A&E Networks and iHeartMedia.

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