Biggie and Tupac (2001) In 1997, rap superstars <a href="/name/nm0000637/">Tupac Shakur</a> and Christopher Wallace (aka Biggie Smalls, <a href=&quo
t;/name/nm0857263/">The Notorious B.I.G.</a>) were gunned down in separate incidents, the apparent victims of hip hop's infamous east-west rivalry. Nick Broomfield's film introduces Russell Poole, an ex-cop with damning evidence that suggests the LAPD deliberately fumbled the case to conceal connections between the police, LA gangs and Death Row Records, the label run by feared rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight.
Black and White (2000) Set in New York City, Black and White features several losely related stories centering on a pair of documentary filmmakers, Sam and her husband Terr
y, in following a group of caucasian teens, Raven, Charlie, Will, Marty, Wren and others who try to fit in with Harlem's black hip-hop crowd who include gangster rapper Rich Bower and his music partner Cigar in landing a recording gig, as well as college basketball player Dean who is conflicted on taking a fall on a game for shady gambler Mark Clear who has hidden agenda for Dean and Rich.