Murs Remembers Seeing The Notorious B.I.G. Lose Rap Battle to Unknown MC
Murs has a story to tell, and it involves seeing The Notorious B.I.G., who is, to this day, considered one of the most fearsome lyricists to ever clutch a microphone, lose a rap battle to an unheralded MC. The Captain California artist recounted the happening during a recent interview.
“He [had a show] right around the corner from Project Blowed at Marley Gibbs place, the Crossroads of L.A,” Murs said, setting the scene for a huge upset. “He was opening for Craig Mack. He came out [and] did ‘Juicy’ and then said ‘Who’s the hottest MC in here? I’ll battle him right now.’ It was barely nobody [in] there. Lady Of Rage was in the back. It was maybe 50 people in there. He battled this dude named NgaFsh from [Chillin’ Villain Empire]. Fish got in his ass. Killed him."
He might have caught that L, but the "GBKW (God Bless Kanye West)" performer says Biggie wasn't bothered and he appreciated the dude's skills.
"Biggie was a good sport about it," Murs says. "As a 14-year-old looking up to that shit I was like, ‘Wow I’ve been listening to [Biggie’s] album all month and I love him and he got served’ but it didn’t mean anything. He was just giving this dude some shine that’s from our city. Gave him love, held up his hand and was like, ‘You got me bro,’ went back [to his set] then Craig Mack came on and did ‘Flava In Ya Ear’ twice and left.”
You can see Murs tell the story for himself in the video below.
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