Christopher Wallace, more commonly known as The Notorious B.I.G. or Biggie Smalls, was murdered in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles in 1997. His murder is still unsolved.
Netflix is honoring The Notorious B.I.G., also known as Biggie Smalls, with a new documentary.
Netflix dropped its first trailer Monday for the upcoming film, “Biggie: I Got A Story To Tell” (streaming March 1), which is set to explore the legendary Brooklyn rapper’s rise to fame, his legacy in the music industry and his untimely death more than 20 years ago. The documentary, will feature never-before-seen footage filmed by his best friend, Damion “D-Roc” Butler, with Sean “Diddy” Combs serving as executive producer.
The trailer features interviews with the rapper’s closest friends and family members in order to offer an inside look into a side of Biggie that the world never knew.
Biggie blew up overnight,” says Diddy, who helped launch B.I.G.’s career in the ’90s. “We have no origins from what rap planet this guy came from.”
“I was happy that he was making something with his life,” his mother adds in the trailer.
Famed for hit songs including “Hypnotize,” “Juicy” and “Mo Money Mo Problems,” Wallace was fatally shot at age 24 in Los Angeles on March 9, 1997 — approximately six months after that of rapper Tupac Shakur, who died in the same manner in Las Vegas. Make sure you Hip hop lovers tune in on March 1 to stream this new documentary -RIP BIG!