Notorious B.I.G. Gets Brooklyn Basketball Court Named After Him

A Bed-Stuy park now bears the name of one of the neighborhood’s most famous residents.

August 02, 2017

The spirit of Notorious B.I.G. is alive and well in Bed-Stuy, the rapper's Brooklyn neighborhood. On Wednesday, the Crispus Attucks Playground was officially renamed the Christopher “Biggie” Wallace Courts.

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New York City councilman Robert Cornegy, who lived in the same building as the late rapper, was in attendance at the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Also in attendance were Biggie's mother Voletta Wallace and his children, Tyanna and C.J Wallace.

Last month, Diddy shared "Whatcha Gon' Do?" a new track featuring a verse from the late rapper. The rapper's son, C.J., has also stated his plans to release an album.

Watch footage from the ribbon-cutting ceremony below.

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