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Notorious B.I.G. and Marley "Collaborate"

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Today the late Notorious B.I.G. and Bob Marley released a new duet (with the help of technology and questionable morals). The song, titled "Hold Ya Hand" was produced by Clinton Sparks and contains sample of Marley's "Johnny Was." The track is available now on AOL Music. It's part of a larger effort called "The Notorious B.I.G. Duets: The Final Chapter."

This is hardly the first time an artist has been involved in a posthumous collaboration or release. Nat Cole, John Lennon, and Tupac all share the honor. LAist has nothing against greatest hits, remasters or even releasing lost material. But when it comes to a "duet" like this, we're not sure if it's genius or just bad taste.