Black History Month Day 23 – ‘Notorious’


Biggie Smalls AKA The Notorious BIG was a rapper of many names. He had almost as many names as Diddy. He was essential in bring East Coast rap to the forefront in hip-hop. Unfortunately, his life was cut short in a drive-by shooting.

Notorious is a biopic depicting the short life of Christopher Wallace AKA Biggie Smalls. Jamal Woolard portrayed Biggie. Angela Bassett makes another wonderful biopic performance, this time as Biggie’s mother, Voletta Wallace. The film captures key moments of Biggie’s short life. It is available here.


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