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Baller Alert’s Today in Hip-Hop: ‘Notorious’ Released in Theaters

9 years ago today, the hip-hop biopic ‘Notorious’ was released in theaters.
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The film was a biographical work surrounding the life of one of hip-hop’s most beloved voices, Notorious B.I.G.
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Born Christopher Wallace, the film details Biggie’s upbringing in Brooklyn, N.Y. Fans of the film get to see how his journey to the rap game led to him freeing himself of the violent street life. For all of the highlights of his superstar career to his tragic death in 1997, the film keeps it raw and real.
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With a talented cast such as Jamal Woolard, Naturi Naughton, Angela Bassett and Derek Luke, the film was a commercial success. The film earned $20,497,596 just in its first weekend. On April 2 when it closed, the film grossed a total of $36,843,682 in the U.S. and Canada and $7,528,069 internationally, making the worldwide total a whopping $44,371,751.
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What was your favorite scene from this film?

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