Sign A Petition To Rename A Brooklyn Street After Biggie Smalls

Hip-Hop Fans, please subscribe to AFH TV, a streaming video service focused on real Hip-Hop culture. We already have exclusive interviews, documentaries, and rare freestyles featuring some of Rap’s most iconic artists and personalities, and much more is coming--movies, TV series, talk shows. We need your support. It is only $1.99/month or $12/year, and is available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire and Google TV, for all subscribers. Start your 30-day free trial now. Thank you.

Fresh off of renaming a Brooklyn park after the Beastie Boys’ MCA, Hip-Hop fans are fighting that good fight to honor another late B.K. icon. Christopher Wallace (aka The Notorious B.I.G., aka Biggie Smalls) grew up on Fulton Street, between St. James and Cambridge Place in Clinton Hill—you’ve probably heard it in lyrics like the popular 1990 freestyle footage below.

LeRoy McCarthy, a Brooklyn local, is trying to rename the block Christopher Wallace Way. AnimalNewYork.com reported that McCarthy launched a Change.org petition, which we can all sign to immortalize one of our heroes. There are over 1,500 signatures so far, and we encourage you to jump in if you agree with this Hip-Hop landmark—long after the apartment that inspired “Juicy” was recently on the market for quite a bit more than it sounded like back in ’94.

Related: The Show (Video)