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Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G. (2017)

The first authorized biography of Christopher Wallace, allowing Christopher to narrate his own life story. Using archival footage and previously unknown audio to tell the story along with interviews with those that knew him the best.

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Mark Ford

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Mark Ford
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Voletta Wallace Voletta Wallace ... Self - Biggie's Mother
Cheo Hodari Coker ... Self - Showrunner, Marvel's Luke Cage
Lil' Cease Lil' Cease ... Self - Junior M.A.F.I.A.
Hubert Sam Hubert Sam ... Self - Bigge's Friend (as Hubert Samssoula Sam)
Rob Marriott Rob Marriott ... Self - Journalist
Naquon 'Nino Brown' Jackson Naquon 'Nino Brown' Jackson ... Self - Junior M.A.F.I.A. (as Nino Brown)
D. Roc D. Roc ... Self - Biggie's Friend (as D-Roc)
50-Grand 50-Grand ... Self - DJ (as 50 Gran)
Mister Cee Mister Cee ... Self - DJ
Misa Hylton-Brim ... Self - Stylist, Bad Boy Entertainment (as Misa Hylton)
Sean 'Diddy' Combs ... Self - Chairman, Combs Enterprises & Founder, Bad Boy Entertainment
Faith Evans ... Self
Cheryl Flowers-Briggs Cheryl Flowers-Briggs ... Self - Faith's Manager
D.J. Enuff D.J. Enuff ... Self - DJ, Hot 97 (as DJ Enuff)
Easy Mo Bee Easy Mo Bee ... Self - Producer
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The first authorized biography of Christopher Wallace, allowing Christopher to narrate his own life story. Using archival footage and previously unknown audio to tell the story along with interviews with those that knew him the best.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 September 2017 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Connections

References Who's the Man? (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

""Hypnotize""
Written by Randy 'Badazz' Alpert (as Randy Badazz Alpert), Deric Angelettie (as Deric Michael Angelettie), Andy Armor (as Andy W. Armer), Sean 'Diddy' Combs (as Sean J. Combs), Ron Lawrence (as Ronald Lawrence) and The Notorious B.I.G. (as Christopher Wallace)
Performed by The Notorious B.I.G. (as Notorious B.I.G.)
Courtesy of Bad Boy Records
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
Contains a sample of "Rise"
Written by Randy 'Badazz' Alpert (as Randy Badazz Alpert) and Andy Armor (as Andy W. Armer)
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Not only for the fans.
1 April 2019 | by deloudelouvainSee all my reviews

Even if you're not really into rap music this biography is worth watching. The life story of Biggie, as short as it was, is something that had to be told, just to understand how it all started and how it ended with his death. The rivalry in the Hip Hop scene between East Coast and West Coast started because of Tupac Shakur and Biggie and just got blown out of porpotion by the press that thrives on scandals like this. Unfortunately it ended up with two talented rappers getting killed. This biography contains alot of archived footage but also some unseen scenes and interviews that are interesting to listen to. Biggie, as well as Tupac, left a hole in the lives of their friends, family and fans so this biography is a nice tribute to him for them.


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