Christopher Wallace
played by Wavyy Jonez
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Christopher Wallace (Wavyy Jonez), AKA The Notorious B.I.G., was born and raised in Brooklyn, and quickly went from honors student to small-time drug dealer to the face of East Coast rap. Wallace was shot and killed in Los Angeles just six months after the murder of his one-time friend Tupac Shakur (Marcc Rose). Both murders remain unsolved.

In his first role, Wavyy Jonez stars on USA’s true crime limited series, Unsolved: The Murders Of Tupac And The Notorious B.I.G., as Christopher Wallace, AKA The Notorious B.I.G. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Wallace quickly went from honors student to small-time drug dealer to the face of East Coast rap. Wallace was shot and killed in Los Angeles just six months after the murder of his one-time friend Tupac Shakur (Marcc Rose). Both murders remain unsolved.

Newcomer Jonez was discovered during a nationwide open casting call to fill the role of Christopher Wallace. Of the thousands of hopefuls that submitted, Jonez’s video audition captured the attention of casting directors and Emmy Award-winning director Anthony Hemingway. A rapper with a metaphorical style reminiscent of New York artists of the 1990s, Jonez has released his first mixtape, entitled R.E.D. D.O.P.E. (Real Everyday Drama Doing Over People’s Expectation).