R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
The life and death story of Notorious B.I.G. (a.k.a. Christopher Wallace), who came straight out of Brooklyn to take the world of rap music by storm.
VH1 had an online campaign to find an unknown actor to play the Notorious BIG. Out of 400 participants only one contestant was chosen: Hip Hop producer Surgeon General.
Look, bitch, stop being so fucking difficult!
Lil Kim: Who you callin' a bitch, nigga? You wasn't talking that shit when you was eating my pussy the other night!
After Biggie records "Sky is the Limit" a view of the New York skyline appears showing the New York Times building. Construction of this building began in 2003 was completed in 2007. The scene takes place 1997.
The unrated cut features seven minutes of extended footage as well as an opening sequence involving the "Impala SS" killer.
Letter to B.I.G.
Written by Jadakiss (as J. Phillips), Faith Evans (as F. Evans), Needlz (as K. Cain), Duane J. Ramos (as D. Ramos), Gwen Guthrie (as G. Guthrie) and Patrick Grant (as P. Grant)
Performed by Jadakiss featuring Faith Evans
Courtesy of Def Jam/Rock-a-Fella/Ruff Ryders
(Contains an interpolation of "This Time I'll Be Sweeter")
$20,497,596 (USA) (18 January 2009)
$36,842,118 (USA) (29 March 2009)
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