Fox Searchlight has released the first teaser trailer from their upcoming Biggie Smalls biopic drama Notorious. The film was directed by George Tillman Jr., and stars Jamal Woolard, Angela Bassett, and Derek Luke. This epic tale revolves around a poor New York City street rapper that grew into a legend. To get your first look at this upcoming film, click on the video clip below:

Notorious opens January 16th, 2009.