For any hip-hop fan, next year’s movie featuring the deceased Christopher Wallace aka The Notorious B.I.G. represents a must-see film as it documents the life and times of one of the hip-hop world’s greatest entertainers. Before an untimely death, Biggie managed to vault himself to stardom and firmly cement himself in the history of the hip-hop world. The teaser for Notorious has been released with an anticipated release date set for January 16th, 2009. Rapper Gravy is cast the lead as Biggie Smalls with Derek Luke and Anthony Mackie as Sean Combs and Tupac Shakur respectively. Check out the trailer after the jump.