The Notorious B. I. G. Honored With A Street In Brooklyn's Naming Ceremony

HipHop News Posted on June 11, 2019 at 4:16am

The Notorious B. I. G. Honored With A Street In Brooklyn's Naming Ceremony

We'll always love Big Poppa.

Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, NY – Torrential rain and an unfortunate helicopter accident in the vicinity of Manhattan were not enough to subtract importance to the thousands of people that were presented in the Clinton Hill section of Brooklyn, new york, to witness history in the making.

The corner of Fulton Street and st James Avenue — once located in a. redlined old district has a new name on Monday, June 10, 2019: Christopher "The Notorious B. I. G." Wallace a Form, a name of a course by the late, great Biggie Smalls..centered-ad {

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The street naming was a historical event that was years in the making: B. I. G. is the first rapper of his kind to be honored in such a way, but previous attempts to name the street in his honor were shut down by activists who claimed that he was a "bad influence" on young people of Brooklyn.

Robert Cornegy Jr. he speaks on the Notorious B. I. G. street naming ceremony. Photo by Bernadette Giacomazzo fo


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