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Notorious B.I.G. Bigger Than Life (2007)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 11 September 2007 (USA)
The greatest rapper to ever pick up a mic - with his velvety flow and unparalleled rhyme style he captivated everyone from Jay Z to Tupac. Now Notorious B.I.G. is revealed. Hear the stories... See full summary »


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50-Grand 50-Grand ... Himself
Easy Mo Bee Easy Mo Bee ... Himself
Todd Boyd Todd Boyd ... Himself
Hawk Burns Hawk Burns ... Himself
Michael Bynum Michael Bynum ... Himself
Matteo Capoluongo Matteo Capoluongo ... Himself
Cheo Hodari Coker ... Himself
Sean 'Diddy' Combs ... Himself (archive footage) (as Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs)
Common ... Himself
Timmy Davis Timmy Davis ... Himself
Chico Delvec Chico Delvec ... Himself
Diggaman Diggaman ... Himself
E-40 E-40 ... Himself (archive footage)
Sticky Fingaz ... Himself
Schott Free Schott Free ... Himself


The greatest rapper to ever pick up a mic - with his velvety flow and unparalleled rhyme style he captivated everyone from Jay Z to Tupac. Now Notorious B.I.G. is revealed. Hear the stories from his closest friends and some of the biggest names in Hip-Hop: Diddy, Method Man, Easy Mo Bee, Matty C, E-40, Raekwon, Common and more. See raw footage of B.I.G. free-styling on the streets of New York, rare home video footage, a never-before-seen interview with Biggie shortly before his death and undisclosed video footage from the night of his murder. From the acclaimed director who brought you Rhyme & Reason, Thug Angel, Beef, Beef II and Beef III. Written by DCC

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24 November 2007 | by camel-walkSee all my reviews

The best that ever did it. There is no doubt just how much of a music icon the Notorious BIG was. For a documentary on such a music Icon to feature absolutely NONE of his music, videos or performances leaves you with such a frustrating feeling it's almost not worth watching. The Doc itself doesn't really tell any of us with even just a passing interest in Biggie anything new or insightful.

All in all it was kinda boring with no music to punctuate it. Not even in the clips from the studio sessions. I didn't get it. Maybe they couldn't afford to buy the music or maybe they couldn't get clearance and I don't really care. can you imagine doing a documentary on James Brown, Bob Dylan or Bob Marley that doesn't feature not even one second of the music they made (live or otherwise)?! worth watching if you have never heard of Biggie before otherwise there's really no point.

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