Monday, February 9, 2009
NOTOROIUS FLICK SHOWED SLAIN RAPPER'S CHARACTERISTICS
Last monday, me and my brother went to see the flim "Notoroius" and while we sat and wached the film, we were both impressed with the cast (Naturi did a damn good job playing Lil'Kim, and the insustry would be foolish not to give the oringianl 3LW member any nominations for best supporting actress, as well as actor Jamal Ward who played the talented and influencial rapper), the story, cimeotography, and legacy. It also showed the chareritics his displyed as well; talented, smart, quick wit, charming to the ladies, and loyal to his loved ones. One of my favorite scenes in the movie was when he made his math teacher feel and look like an ass, when he answered the math problem correctly, and showed him and the class that a garbage man makes more than a public high school teacher.
Another charater that Big had was turning a negative into a positive. Particualary his dark complxion and his stature. In the scene when he was asked to battle a local Brooklyn legend, Big not only shut him down, he got respect, and mad love from people from the hood inlcuding Lil' Cease, who would become his right hand man, and a full-figured dude, who thanked him for repping the big dudes at his CD signing.
Doin' things his way. Big also had an independent streak, and it showed thought iut the film, when he decided to remove his father from his memory, and when he began to hustle to get money, look fly, and ecord his hit records his way (with women and smoking lots of weed).
Ability to help one reach their potential. When he discovered that Lik' Kim could rap, he was impressed, and decided to mold her into the Black Madonna of Hip-Hop, by encouraging her to write raps about being a powerful Black woman who could dress fly, and not be afraid to express her sexuality and abilty to be sexual without feeling guilty.
Watching the movie about The Notorious BIG gave me, (and hopefully other viwers) the opportunity to see Big's other characteristics he was blessed with along with his ability to rap; he was a talented rapper, and cool person, who left a legacy that inspires people to reach for their goals and to dream big and don't let any haters prevent you from doing so.