Notorious BIG: Bigger Than Life is a documentary about the life and career of the famous rap star Notorious BIG. The rapper's story is told by many other hip-hop icons who knew and worked with him including Common, Diddy, Easy Mo Bee, and Method Man. His friends detail the rapper's gritty origins in Brooklyn, New York where he was born as Christopher Wallace in 1972. Those interviewed in the film also discuss the Notorious BIG's meteoric music career and untimely death. Using home video and unreleased interview footage, this documentary explores the life of one of the most famous and beloved rappers of all time. The filmmaker uses never-before-seen footage from the day the Notorious BIG was killed as well as crime scene footage that delves into the still unsolved case of his murder. Notorious BIG: Bigger Than Life was directed by filmmaker Peter Spirer who is known for his insight into the world of hip-hop.