Petition Circulates To Name Brooklyn Intersection for Biggie

Should St. James Place and Fulton be "Christopher Wallace Way?"

Christopher Wallace — better known around Brooklyn as The Notorious B.I.G. — has compiled quite a few honors in the years since his death. Platinum albums, having an actually watchable biopic made of his life. 

But one there is one thing he hasn't achieved. He's never had a street named for him. 

One Brooklyn resident is circulating a petition at Change.org to rectify that slight.

"The story [of] Christopher Wallace continues to have a resounding influence on new generations although he passed away in 1997," the text of the petition reads. "Coming from modest beginning[s] the story of Christopher Wallace tells the story of a boy to a man accomplishing greatness, using words as his tools."

The petition is addressed to the New York City Council and Community Board 2. 

What do you think? Should the intersection of St. James Place and Fulton Avenue become Christopher Wallace Way? Let us know in the comments, and follow the campaign on Twitter.
Bro. Abu Muhammad September 06, 2013 at 05:49 PM
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Bro. Abu Muhammad September 06, 2013 at 05:57 PM
with regard to name changes of famous and inflamous contributors to our respective society lets we forget be reminded of the efforts of Council Man Charles Baron and Assembly Woman Inez Baron in presenting to new yorks political barons the renaming og gates ave to sonny Abu Badika Carson blvd. There are many whom have achieved notoriety along the way of their respective plight in contributing to the historical greatness of our existence. The last bastion of Brooklyn's educational excellence is our beloved Baba Jitu Weusi. Let's we forget, it is now about the rename it's about how and what we proclaim.
Kevin Harewood September 07, 2013 at 07:22 AM
Abu-get at me edclectic@earthlink.net
Roman TwentyEight September 12, 2013 at 09:24 AM
They should name a street after ME! I work hard, pay my taxes, never been to jail, don't use drugs, and love God.
Bro. Abu Muhammad September 12, 2013 at 09:40 AM
I agree, Therefore all streets should be called gods property between get it together blvd and judgement day turnpike. folks not for nothing always for something the importance of walking down the block and looking up at a street sign with a prominent persons named after it is tantamount to a psychological rejuvenation especially in environments where victims of the MAAFA live. However FUNKADELIC said it best "FREE YOUR MIND AND YOUR... ASS-K ME NO QUESTIONS WILL FOLLOW. until then, may we all proclaim to re-name our lives into positive growth and development peace n Wellness


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