Faith Evans Says Posthumous Biggie Album, Hologram Tour Are in Works
Sitting down with Dame Dash on his radio show recently, Faith Evans revealed that a posthumous album between herself and her late husband The Notorious B.I.G. is in its finishing stages and that a hologram Biggie performance may likewise be on the way. The album, Evans says, will be like Natalie Cole's Unforgettable which featured the singer's late father Nat King Cole and will be titled The King & I.
"Today, if he was alive, I know, ultimately, we would've done something like this," Evans said. "But the way the stuff has come together, and the way I'm using his vocals, it's giving the stuff new life, it's totally different. So I think people are really going to enjoy it." The album is expected to drop this fall, with a single debuting sometime in the summer.
What's more, Evans said that she is in talks to put together a Biggie hologram performance similar to the one seen of Tupac at Coachella in 2012. "We actually are in development with a hologram [company], but I don't necessarily know to what extent I'm gonna perform with it," she said. "But I want to debut it in the first video for the album, and maybe use it a little bit performing live. But that depends on a lot of things ... It's expensive, as you can imagine."
Evans additionally said that the Biggie hologram could be used if "this Bad Boy tour ever really happens." Diddy revealed earlier in the month that a Bad Boy reunion tour was in the works, with plans for a starting date of May 21, Big's birthday, at Brooklyn's Barclays Center.
The conversation with Faith starts at the 23:20 mark in the above video, with talk of Biggie news coming shortly after.
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