Layne weiss is a music journalist based in Los Angeles 

BIG L'S BEST PUNCHLINES

On the 16th anniversary of his untimely death, HotNewHipHop looks back at some of Big L's hardest and funniest punchlines.

10 RISING NASHVILLE HIP-HOP ARTISTS YOU SHOULD BE LISTENING TO RIGHT NOW

HONESTY, POISON, AND MEDICINE: A CONVERSATION WITH ELZHI