The FADER releases an Icon issue every year highlighting some of the industries most prolific artists, such as Aaliyah, David Byrne, and Nina Simone. The features are compromised of details from the artists closest associates that gives an inside perspective on each artists lives, in and out of the studio. The artists profound impact are felt through each write-up and this years edition is no different. This year's issue focuses on Notorious B.I.G., a man that left the world too early and who's contribution to rap not only changed the game forever, but also influenced some of today's most successful artists.
The FADER story by Andrew Noz is available for reading now, check it out here.