Biggie Smalls Is Undoubtedly Brooklyn's Unofficial King When he was dead broke, Christopher Wallace, then a young hip-hop hopeful, could have never. Christopher Wallace, known best as the Notorious B.I.G., left his mark on numerous Brooklyn locations, venues and street corners. Here, we map out spots . Getting a feel for the Christopher “Biggie” Wallace Courts at the Crispus Attucks Playground on Fulton Street in Brooklyn on Wednesday, when.
Christopher George Latore Wallace (May 21, – March 9, ), known professionally as The Notorious B.I.G., Biggie Smalls, or simply Biggie, was an American rapper. He is considered by many as one of the best rappers of all time. Wallace was raised in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The "King of NY" mural, one of many Biggie tributes in Brooklyn, is not long for this world—the owner of the building it's located on wants to. “To be honest, [Berkowitz] just didn't know how important Biggie is to Brooklyn,” Alaoui told DNAinfo. “He's not a bad guy. A lot of people offered.
On what would have been the Notorious B.I.G.'s 46th birthday, watch glimpses of Biggie's greatness at a street-corner rap battle in Brooklyn.