Notorious B.I.G. (280573)
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On June 10 the Christopher Wallace Memorial Foundation will host the official street naming ceremony of Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace Way to celebrate Brooklyn’s own Notorious B.I.G. at St. James Place and Fulton Street.

Violetta Wallace, Notorious B.I.G.’s children T’Yanna Wallace and Christopher Wallace, representatives of the Christopher Wallace Memorial Foundation, members of the City Council and others will be in attendance. Music will be provided by Hot 97’s DJ Enuff.

Wallace grew up at St. James Place in Clinton Hill. He began rapping as a teenager, entertaining people on the streets. Wallace was murdered in Los Angeles in 1997 in a drive-by shooting at age 24.