Notorious Radio: Get hypnotized by the Notorious B.I.G.’s new channel

Is Notorious Radio all a dream? It’s not! SiriusXM is celebrating every day of Black Music Month with an all-new, limited-engagement channel paying tribute to the hip-hop legend Rolling Stone has called the “the greatest rapper that ever lived”: Christopher Wallace, aka the Notorious B.I.G.

Tune in to Notorious Radio now to honor the Brooklyn-born rapper known for his effortless lyrical delivery and storytelling ability, and celebrate the 25th anniversary of his notable album Life After Death. The exclusive channel features the Notorious B.I.G.’s entire catalog of music, including songs he’s been featured on and music inspired by the late rapper. Listeners will also hear from the rapper’s mother, Ms. Voletta Wallace, and other exclusive specials on the channel. Notorious Radio is available now through June 30 on the SXM App and from June 8 through June 14 on satellite Channel 105.


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The launch of Notorious Radio coincides with the debut of The Whitney Channel. SiriusXM has collaborated with these iconic artists’ teams to deliver unique radio listening experiences that can only be found on SiriusXM. Pandora’s popular Black Music Forever Radio will also extend to its own SiriusXM channel, Black Music Forever Radio.SiriusXM will feature additional special programming to celebrate Black Music Month including one-hour specials hosted by notable contemporary black artists like Pusha T, DaBaby, Fivio Foreign, and Vince Staples, highlighting their musical influences on Hip Hop Nation. The Village Folk Show on The Bridge will air an archival performance from legendary blues musician Taj Mahal on June 5.

SiriusXM will also be airing live event specials in celebration of Black Music Month. GRAMMY®-winner Bobby Brown will discuss his new documentary series in front of a live studio at the LA Garage airing June 1 at 5 p.m. ET on Heart & Soul. Soul Town will air a performance and commentary from The Manhattans as they kick off the Soul Train Cruise concert series on June 19 at 5 p.m. ET.  Reggae icon Shaggy will perform in-studio with a live audience in celebration of his new album Come FLY Wid Mi on SiriusXM FLY. On Rock the Bells Radio from June 1 through June 6, LL COOL J will guide listeners through his influential album Bigger and Deffer to mark 35 years since its release.Lastly, Grammy Award®-winning rapper 2 Chainz, will play a special invitation-only concert as part of SiriusXM’s Small Stage Series in Atlanta at Terminal West on Friday June 17, which will air that night on Hip Hop Nation.  For information on how to attend SiriusXM’s Small Stage Series, featuring 2 Chainz please visit www.siriusxm.com/2ChainzPR.

Read more about SiriusXM’s Black Music Month channels and specials here.

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