Biggie’s Son On Acting

Biggie’s son, CJ Wallace will return to the silver screen on May 13th in Will Ferrell’s new movie, Everything Must Go. The BVX interviewed the young actor about his role and his dad’s legacy.

BJ: You’re the son of the most perhaps beloved rapper ever, the Notorious B.I.G. Do you ever think about doing music?
CW: [If I did music], I feel that a lot would be expected of me, and I’m definitely not up to where my father was. Acting just came randomly. I wasn’t even into it at first. When I did ‘Notorious,’ my grandma, Ms. [Voletta] Wallace, she told me that I should come in and read for the part as my father. Honestly, I didn’t want to do it. I didn’t want to do it because it seemed so likely for me to do it, like Biggie’s son is going to play Biggie. After I had my acting coach and really read through it, I started to find out things that I didn’t know about him. Then I took more of an interest into it. It was actually fun, going out to New York, living like him, going into his old apartment, doing what he did. It was cool.

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  • ….man feels good to read this.

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  • canadah

    This kid doesn’t have an ego.

    He sounds down to earth. That’s awesome.

    And you guys need to fix your grammer. It is supposed to be “Biggie’s son on acting” not “Biggie son on acting”

  • King Leon Lonny

    dude..looks just like his father..thats whats up..Me and my girl going on vacation…Travelocity giving away $1000 Giftcards for anywhere in US..just for giving them your email..haha..My whole fam got 1

  • Yooo

    Seems like a grounded kid. Good 2 see.

  • Black Shady

    Fat fuck biggie dope but not better than Shady! SHADY 2011 TAKEOVER!

  • Donn

    @Black Shady

    SMH…..Kid is really humble, good stuff

  • nick2bbury

    R.I.P Biggie! The BEST rapper everrrr!

  • hazz

    Biggie would be proud of him, KIM & Lil Cease not so much.

  • Ghost

    Yeah this kid is humble. And its great he doesn’t want to tarnish his fathers legacy by rapping just for the sake of it.

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  • Belize

    Seems like a humble, down to earth kid! Lots of respect! I’ll cop it if I can.

  • He seems very humbling, and plus I agree, making music would be a lot of work

  • he seem really humble doesn,t he? i really wonder what he would rap about if he did become a rapper and all cause hes father would rap about the streets all day every day….cause that is the invironment that he came from.he seems like he stays in the house alot and play video games…ha maybe he could rap about video gaming instead.

  • AG2010

    Yeah not rappin is a good idea that’s like presure for mj’s son to be as good as him not goin to happen cool dude though @black shady I see u every where lmao biggie is the best be cool yo

  • @kendra lol that’s what bow wow’s lame ass does a lot raps about video games