The Dispute Between Biggie and Tupac Essay
Ambitions That Killed
Many people are aware about the dispute during the mid 90’s between the West coast and East coast rap stars Tupac Shakur and the Notorious B.I.G. (Jordan, 2011). Taking over the West coast Tupac dominated his side of the map. While the Notorious B.I.G. aka Biggie was representing the East coast with a new style of Rap that streamed thought the city of New York. Fans from coast to coast have recognized the up coming new rap stars and the talent that they have brought to Hip-Hop. Each side of the coast supported either Biggie or Tupac. With the new style of “Gangsta Rap” that had been introduce from Tupac and Biggie, the two Rap stars were competing to become the best rap artist of their …show more content…
After the whole dispute the entire country became divided into two hip-hop groups. “The West side and the East side”. In this case Biggie was signed with Sean Combs to Bad Boy Records and Tupac was signed to Death Row Records with Marion “Suge” Knight. After Tupac arranged a meeting with Biggie during 1995, Tupac whispered into Biggies ear saying “Im just trying to sell some records.” This was a slap in the face for Biggie and never thought that this would come down to publicity and lies.
Unfortunately, On September 7th, 1996, it became very real