NYC Parks Department Dedicates Basketball Courts in Brooklyn to The Notorious BIG

In honor of The Notorious BIG, the basketball courts at Crispus Attucks Playground in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, have been renamed the Christopher “Biggie” Wallace Courts.

Biggie grew up in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, not far from Crispus Attucks Playground.

Councilmen Robert Cornegy, who was a neighbor of the late rapper as a kid, told BIG’s mother, Voletta Wallace, that he “would do everything [he] could in [his] power to help honor [Biggie’s] legacy. It’s not about the lyrics. It’s about his legacy … commitment and artistic contributions to the hip-hop music genre and the industry itself.”

The Biggie Courts are open now to the public.

h/t Brooklyn Vegan