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.
What kind of grown-ass man calls himself "Puffy?"
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.
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