On the 20th anniversary of Notorious B.I.G.‘s death, Diddy has taken to social media to pay tribute to his late friend. He posted a video to his Instagram account and says that 20 years ago, we “lost the greatest rapper of all time.”
He invites fans to post videos of themselves rapping their favorite Biggie verses and tag them with #WeMissYouBIG. Diddy says he’s going to edit them and put them together to make “something special.”
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Focusing on relationships is not just about the life or death of journalism. By doing so, we defend the true purpose of communication: to build community.
“‘Content is king’… That bullshit will change. We’ll have a resurgence,” Radiohead’s singer Thom Yorke told Alec Baldwin in the actor’s podcast, in early 2013. I came across that phrase just yesterday while going on the train to a class in my M.A. program in social journalism, where my classmates and I are studying, precisely, how to make what Yorke predicted happen.
While Yorke was speaking about music and the way it is produced, distributed and consumed today, when I heard him it was easy for me to think about journalism. At some point, he recalled the first time a mobile company asked Radiohead for new music to include in its new phones. It wanted “some