Netflix released the trailer and date of release for the upcoming original Biggie Smalls documentary Biggie: I Got a Story To Tell which is about the artist known as Notorious B.I.G. When will the documentary release on the streaming platform? What will the documentary involve?
Some of the closest friends and family members of the artist share their thoughts and memories in Netflix’s Biggie: I Got a Story To Tell, which portrays the many sides of the rapper Christopher Wallace. Directed by Emmett Malloy, the documentary features rare footage filmed by Wallace’s best friend Damion “D-Roc” Butler and interviews with friends and family of the rapper who was murdered in a still-unsolved drive-by shooting on March 9, 1997.
When Wil ‘Biggie: I Got a Story To Tell’ Release?
Biggie: I Got a Story To Tell will release on Netflix on March 1st, 2021. You can also check out the Twitter posted below!
Every legend has an origin story. This doc celebrates the life of Christopher Wallace, AKA The Notorious B.I.G, with rare behind-the-scenes footage and testimonies from his closest friends and family.
Biggie: I Got A Story To Tell is dropping on Netflix, globally, on March 1. pic.twitter.com/MH0pbMmeh8
— Strong Black Lead (@strongblacklead) February 15, 2021
The Official Synopsis of Biggie: I Got a Story To Tell
According to Netflix, here’s the synopsis of the documentary:
“Biggie: I Got a Story To Tell offers a fresh look at one of the greatest, most influential rappers of all time by those who knew him best. Made in collaboration with Biggie’s estate, I Got a Story To Tell is a rendering of a man whose rapid ascent and the tragic end has been at the center of rap lore for more than twenty years.”
Below is the official trailer of the documentary:
In the trailer, you see home videos of the young Christopher Wallace who caught the writing bug in elementary school. There are also many behind-the-scenes shots of him backstage before his shows and footage of him making some rhymes on Fulton street before he changed the rap game forever. “Big had a gift of talent, that saved a lot of people’s lives but his,” said a friend of him.
There are also other documentaries and shows featuring him and also being made in honor of him:
- The Show (1995) as himself
- Rhyme & Reason (1997 documentary) as himself
- Biggie & Tupac (2002 documentary) archive footage
- Tupac Resurrection (2004 documentary) archive footage
- Notorious B.I.G. Bigger Than Life (2007 documentary) archive footage
- Notorious (2009) archive footage
- All Eyez on Me (2017) archive footage
- Quincy (2018 documentary) archive footage
- Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G. (2017 documentary) archive footage