David Bowie Meets Notorious B.I.G. in 'Biggie Stardust' Mash-Up: Listen

Terry Urban

Terry Urban mashup of Biggie and Bowie called “Biggie Stardust."

Late rock icon David Bowie meets late rap legend Notorious B.I.G. for Terry Urban's latest mash-up. Cleverly titled "Biggie Stardust" -- a salute to Bowie's alter-ego Ziggy Stardust -- the roughly three-minute track blends Bowie's "Moonage Dream" with Biggie's "Dead Wrong." 

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"A dedication for two artists that have influenced me greatly," writes Urban, the DJ who also spliced together FKA Twigs with B.I.G. cuts for the mash-up album FKA Biggie last year.

The mash-up arrives after Bowie died following an 18-month cancer battle on Sunday at age 69. His vibrant 40-year career made him a pioneer in art rock and dance pop. He earned two No. 1 hit singles in the U.S. with the 1976 smash "Fame" and 1983 jam "Let's Dance." The British rocker released his 25th studio effort Blackstar on Friday, his 69th birthday.

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Biggie, the Brooklyn rapper born Christopher Wallace, died March 9, 1997, at 24 years old.

Remember the two visionaries in Terry Urban's new mash-up below:


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