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Atlanta TV Station Pays Tribute To Rapper Biggie Smalls

(SOUNDBITE OF THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G.'S "HYPNOTIZE")

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm David Greene. The news team at WSB-TV in Atlanta used their traffic report to pay tribute to a certain East Coast rapper.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "HYPNOTIZE")

THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G.: (Rapping) I can fill you with real millionaire...

UNIDENTIFIED REPORTER: Your car cannot go 160 swiftly on the...

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "HYPNOTIZE")

THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G.: (Rapping) My car go 160 swiftly...

GREENE: The Notorious B.I.G. died 20 years ago last week.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "JUICY")

THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G.: (Rapper) And if you don't know, now you know.

UNIDENTIFIED REPORTER: And if you don't know, now you know about...

GREENE: I can try this, right? Here in the morning, crack of dawn...

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "WARNING")

THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G.: (Rapping) In the morning, crack of dawn and now I'm yawning.

GREENE: It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.