publication date: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 (part of Round XXXIII)

category: Music

clue: Someone infamous for obesity shouldn't release albums declaring that he's ready to die.

explanation: B.I.G. was a best-selling rapper known for the album Ready to Die. The phrase "infamous for obesity" was a play on his stage name. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Lori Lancaster, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Shawn Brandt, Greg Bair, Jim Kraus, Allison Bair, JB Brenner, Jesse Vengrove, and Eric Wallhagen


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