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Notorious

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Notorious (2009)

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
126 minutes
Wide Release Date:
01/16/09
performer:
Angela Bassett, Jamal Woolard, Derek Luke, Anthony Mackie
director:
George Tillman, Jr.
distributor:
Fox Searchlight Pictures
author:
Reggie Rock Bythewood, Cheo Hodari Coker
genre:
Biography

We gave it a B+

Notorious, the long-awaited biopic of East coast rapper Notorious B.I.G., follows Big Poppa from the streets of Brooklyn to rap superstardom. Starring unknown rapper Jamal Woolard (plucked from obscurity during a nationwide casting call in fall 2007), the film also features actors playing famous faces such as Puff Daddy, Faith Evans, Tupac Shakur, and Lil’ Kim.