Amazon Music Profiles Biggie’s 25 Years of ‘Ready to Die’ in Mini-Documentary

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Following Biggie from “unsigned hype” to the rap superstar

One of the most charismatic yet laid back artist to every touch the mic,  Amazon Music’s The Birth of Biggie: 25 Years of Ready to Die follows the Notorious B.I.G. at the crucial moment.  The short documentary follows the transition from “unsigned hype” to the rap superstar he’d become.

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The film particularly chronicles how Notorious B.I.G. became a star after Puff Daddy discovered him and after Bad Boy signed him to a record deal for the album that he will always be remembered for.  The mini-doc gathers a profile from the rarely heard during the period of the rapper’s life at the very beginning of his career as he shot to stardom.

Interviews included is audio with Biggie by biographer Cheo Hodari Coker, as well as conversations with Ready to Die producers Easy Mo Bee and DJ Mister Cee, Coker, and former SVP of Promotions for Arista/Bad Boy, Rob Stone, and features rarely seen archival photos from Stone, Colin Hawkins and Chi Modu.


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