Lil Kim Explains Why She “Hated” Naturi Naughton’s Portrayal of Her in ‘Notorious’ Documentary, Actress Responds With Biggie Lyrics


Before Naturi Naughton was known for her lead role in the hit series, Power, she portrayed Lil Kim in the 2009 biopic about the Notorious B.I.G, Notorious. Jamal Woolard was praised for his performance as Biggie Smalls, but viewers weren’t feeling Naughton. Kim wasn’t even feeling her, which she expressed in the past, and it […]

#NationalScreenwritersDay Let’s Celebrate the Writers of 15 Hip-Hop Movies We Love


Today, January 5, marks the 2nd annual celebration of National Screenwriter’s Day. National Screenwriter’s Day recognizes the tremendous talent and efforts of the writers behind the big screen films we love and cherish. According to Hal Croasnum, creator of National Screenwriter’s Day and President of ScreenwritingU, the holiday tackles more than shedding the spotlight on […]

Diddy Set To Star In ‘Notorious’ Episode

It’s only right that a show with a name like Notorious includes a notoriously connected guest star. Diddy will be given the opportunity to flex his acting chops on an upcoming episode of the ABC drama. Starring as himself, he will stop by the set of a news program show, Louise Herrick Live, and take the host of the show out […]

Flashback Friday: Angela Bassett Talks ‘Notorious’ w/ The Source


Angela the angel (and Biggie’s mom) Angela Bassett is a dynamic, multi-talented actress and visionary, but Hip-Hop will always remember her role in the movie about the late, great Biggie Smalls‘ life, Notorious (2009). In 6 days, we’ll celebrate what would’ve been Biggie’s 42nd birthday, and we thought it appropriate to revisit Bassett’s interview with […]