Notorious B.I.G. is getting a Brooklyn Intersection named after him
23 May 2019 | 11:54 am
The late rapper, real name Christopher Wallace, would have celebrated his 47th birthday on May 21. According to Complex, the Christopher Wallace Foundation confirmed the renaming of the intersection on his birthday. 'Billboard' states that the intersection of Gates Avenue and Fulton Street will be officially named Christopher Wallace Way.
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