CLINTON HILL – Despite the pouring rain, fans of rapper/lyricist Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” jammed St. James Place at busy Fulton Street where his mother, Voletta Wallace, her family, musicians, and elected officials announced that the intersection— where the rapper once lived—was officially renamed Christopher “Notorious B.I.
CLINTON HILL – At a general board meeting Wednesday evening, November 14, Brooklyn Community Board 2 [https://www1.nyc.gov/site/brooklyncb2/index.page] voted to approve co-naming St. James Place between Gates Avenue and Fulton Street “Christopher Wallace Way” in honor of the late rapper Notorious B.I.G. The
New York Hotel Trades Union Health Center, 620 Fulton Street via FAB Fulton Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/FABFulton/photos/pcb.1630882380256916/1630881220257032/?type=3&theater] It’s been a busy summer on Fulton Street between Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. The Crispus Attucks Playground, located at Fulton and Classon
(Courtesy Facebook/Hip Hop Hall of Fame. [https://www.facebook.com/hiphophalloffame/photos/a.189555437784614.48490.189228274483997/1079588378781311/?type=3&permPage=1] )The Hip Hop Hall Of Fame and Museum [http://hiphophalloffame.org] (HOF) has started a crowd-funding effort [https://www.gofundme.com/biggiememorial] to honor the Notorious B.I.
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Photo courtesy of Christopher Wallace Way [https://www.instagram.com/christopherwallaceway/].Two new public works of art — one in paint on metal, one a mosaic of glass — have gone up on Fulton Street, between St. James Place and Cambridge Place in Clinton Hill, in tribute to one of the neighborhood’
Photo by iamsafaree [http://www.instagram.com/iamsafaree].Yesterday was the 18th anniversary of Biggie Smalls’ (aka Notorious B.I.G. or his birth name of Christopher Wallace) murder and instead of mourning, the Fort Greene/Clinton Hill/Bed-Stuy community he grew up in is celebrating his life the same