The Notorious B.I.G and Tupac Shakur will be receiving their own documentaries, which will air on A&E, as part of the channels relaunched biography series. The network will air Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G, a three hour documentary based on the life and times of the legendary rapper. Surprisingly this is the first documentary signed off by the estate. The Mark Ford directed documentary is narrated by Biggie himself through never before seen interviews.
The six part Tupac Shakur documentary, titled "Who Killed Tupac", will follow civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump as he conducts an investigation twenty years after the murder of Tupac. This will be the second Tupac related release coming out in June, the first being the biopic "All Eyez on Me", which follows Tupac from childhood to his untimely death.
A&E Executive Vice President and Head of Programming Elaine Bryant spoke on the projects releasing next month.
“The late Christopher Wallace and Tupac Shakur continue to impact the world two decades after their tragic, unsolved murders and there is still a public longing to connect with these figures and to celebrate their legacies.”
The first two hours of Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G.‘s will premiere on Wednesday, June 28 at 9 p.m., and the final hour will air Thursday, June 29 at 8:00 p.m. Who Killed Tupac? will begin afterwards on Thursday, June 29 at 9 P.M.