Smiles every time my face is up in The Source

from The Notorious B.I.G. – Juicy Lyrics on Rap Genius


The Source is one of the most popular hip hop magazines

Notice the parallel between Biggie’s use of Word-Up Magazine in the first verse (which is about his humble beginnings) in which he reads the magazine, to his use of The Source in the third verse (which is about his life at the top), in which he is on the cover of the magazine

“Unsigned Hype,” from The Source:

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