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.
Angela Bassett portrays Biggie's mother Voletta Wallace in this film. She has also portrayed Michael Jackson's mother Katherine Jackson in the mini-series The Jacksons: An American Dream (1992). Both artists have collaborated twice on two of Michael's songs/albums: "This Time Around" from HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I (1995), and "... ...
Yo, Puff... maybe in the right hands, I could be one of the greatest.
The coffin for the Notorious B.I.G's body is obviously too small; thus there's no way that Biggie or the actor for that matter would've fit in there.
$20,497,596 (USA) (18 January 2009)
$36,842,118 (USA) (29 March 2009)
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