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.
Bad Boy Records was initially called "Bad Boy Entertainment" when it was founded in 1993, but the record label isn't referred to by this name at all in the film.
Keep the suspenders; lose the shirt.
In a brief establishing shot of Times Square, a billboard poster for "Chicken Run" can be seen. Chicken Run was released three years after Biggie died. There is also a poster for "Will & Grace" on NBC, which premiered the year after his death (1998).
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