There are a lot of things we don’t know about the legendary Notorious B.I.G., but Funkmaster Flex is working to change that.
The Hot 97 veteran DJ is currently working with Simon & Schuster and Pulitzer to publish a book in the unknown future, which will tell untold stories about the late Biggie Smalls. Being that the two worked closely together at the beginning and peak of B.I.G.’s career, there’s a lot Flex can tell us.
Two excerpts were also released from the book-to-come, telling two different stories:
“The song “Who Shot Ya” was originally an intro for Mary J. Blige’s album,” Flex reveals in an excerpt from the book. “Uptown/MCA said it was too hard. The song in its original form had a verse from Big, Keith Murray and LL Cool J, though LL never did his verse. The song still exists!”
He also talked about Biggie meeting Nas:
“I introduced Big to Nas on my block in Brooklyn. Nas came by to visit my sister, and I went and brought Big to the house. Nas had Illmatic out at the time… “
We can’t wait to hear more…
Neil Patrick Harris is taking his talents to NBC. The actor has just landed a variety show gig with the network, which has already gotten a 10-episode commitment.
According to reports, the show will gain inspiration from the British program Saturday Night Takeaway, but have a different name.
One of the programming presidents of the network told the press:
All of us here at NBC have been dying to work with Neil, as we’ve watched him brilliantly host the Tonys and Emmys. This series will suit his extraordinary talents perfectly. He is a versatile and thrilling talent for us to welcome into the NBC family.”
Will you tune in?
George R. R. Martin has made a follow-up series to the popular Game Of Thrones book and television series, and he’s finally giving some details.
The creator recently sat down with 92Y to talk about The World Of Ice And Fire, and he even revealed that he thinks he wrote too much, meaning there is much more material to come.
See the full interview in the video above.
Congrats are in order for another happy Hollywood couple.
Sean Hayes from Will & Grace revealed that he is engaged to longtime partner Scott Icenogle.
A rep told People:
“Sean Hayes and Scott Icenogle have been together for eight years. They are not yet married, but they have been engaged for quite some time.”
We wish them both the best.