The film is directed by Emmet Malloy and written by Sam Sweet. The documentary offers fans an inside look at Biggie’s ascent into fame as well as features key figures in the artist’s life including, Sean “Diddy” Combs, his mother Voletta Wallace, Faith Evans and Lil’ Cease.
The clip released by Netflix showcases an interview with jazz saxophonist Donald Harrison who lived on the same block as Biggie as child. Harrison is seen talking bout Biggie, “I was initially trying to groom Chris to be a jazz artist, because he was so talented. One of the things that we worked on was putting a snare drum be-bop drumming into the rhythm of a rhyme.” As he reveals how much jazz rhythms influenced his artistry, Harrison shows Biggie different jazz artists including iconic drummer Max Roach.
The full documentary arrives today, March 1 on Netflix and is expected feature man never-before-seen-clips of Biggie from his pre-stardom days.
Check out the exclusive Netflix preview above.
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