Biggie Associate Preps Documentary Release 1 Week After “Notorious”
With the dramatized version of rap legend Christopher Wallace’s life story, Notorious, set to hit theaters next month, former right hand man Damion “D-Roc” Butler is readying the release of his personal documentary Biggie Smalls: Rap Phenomenon for late January.
Shot entirely by Butler the uncut and uncensored DVD showcases Big as he was with his close friends. Following the Brooklyn icon onstage and in the studio, the documentary shows a more personal side of Biggie, including all the inside jokes, studio outtakes and everyday struggles.
Also highlighting early tour performances, the documentary includes appearances by , Diddy, Lil’ Kim, Lil’ Cease, Jadakiss, Styles P, Sheek Louch, DJ Enuff and XXL editor-in-chief Datwon Thomas.
Directed by April Maiya (Life After Death:The Movie) and fully endorsed by Big’s estate, Biggie Smalls: Rap Phenomenon is set to hit stores on January 27. – Jesse Gissen