Brooklyn Street Will Be Named for Notorious B.I.G.

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An intersection in Brooklyn, New York will be named after the rapper the Notorious B.I.G. so he can continue to represent “BK to the fullest.”

On the rapper’s birthday, Tuesday, May 21, the Christopher Wallace Foundation announced that a street naming ceremony will be held on June 10, the New York Daily News reported. Christopher Wallace Way (so called for B.I.G.’s birth name) will be located on St. James Place between Fulton Street and Gates Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, which is where the rapper grew up, Gothamist reported.

The news comes just a few months after the New York City Council voted to honor three music legends in their hometown boroughs in New York, according to Gothamist. The new street names will honor the Wu-Tang Clan, folk singer Woody Guthrie, and the Notorious B.I.G. (a.k.a Biggie Smalls).

Several members of the late rapper’s family will join the…

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