VH1 has released a preview of the upcoming re-airing episode of “Behind the Music” that focuses on the late Notorious B.I.G. and features new interviews and commentary.

In the 11-minute sneak peek, his mother Voletta Wallace discusses how she raised him and tried to keep him from joining the gang on the street corner down the block from his home in Brooklyn, New York. Additionally, associates Chico Del Vec, 50 Gran, Mister Cee and Gutta talk about how he embraced the street life and developed his ability to rap.

Watch the show’s preview ahead of its Thursday airing (via HHNM).

[April 3]

UPDATE: A full stream of The Notorious B.I.G.’s “Behind the Music” has been released (via Yardie).

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