Notorious B.I.G.'s first album 'Ready to Die' was released on September 13, 1994. To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the seminal album, hip hop journalist dream hampton remembers the making of the album and offers context for some of the record's standout tracks on WNYC's Soundcheck.
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