Notorious B.I.G., Tupac Shakur Documentaries Coming to A&E

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The two-part *Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G and the limited series Who Killed Tupac?* will air in June
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By Sheldon Pearce.

This June, A&E will air two new documentaries about the Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur, Rolling Stone reports. The two-part Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G, which is the second documentary authorized by the rapper’s estate, includes interviews with his mother Voletta Wallace and his widow Faith Evans, associates Diddy, Jay Z, and Nas, along with Lil Cease and members of the Junior M.A.F.I.A. The doc also shares previously unseen archive footage of Biggie. It will air June 28.

On June 29, A&E will begin airing the limited series Who Killed Tupac? in six parts. It follows civil rights lawyer Benjamin Crump as he attempts to investigate the circumstances surrounding the 1996 shooting that killed the rapper. The documentaries are part of a larger A&E initiative to bring rappers to its Biography series, with future shows on Kanye West, Grandmaster Flash, and Chance the Rapper also planned.

These are just a few of several recent and future remembrances of the iconic rappers. Last year, USA Network picked up the pilot for a show called “Unsolved,” which will cover the police investigations into the shootings of both rappers. Faith Evans recently released a tribute duet album with Biggie called The King & I. Earlier this month, an authorized, Steve McQueen-directed documentary was announced. Another Biggie documentary called One More Chance, produced by Voletta Wallace, is also in the works. A new biopic about Tupac, All Eyez On Me, will hit theaters next month.

This story originally appeared on Pitchfork.

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