Before global rap fame, The Notorious B.I.G. was Christopher Wallace, a normal Brooklyn kid who bagged groceries at a local store in Clinton Hill. An artist honored the late Hip-Hop legend by erecting a new mural outside the store, which is the third one unveiled in the area.
Another Biggie Smalls mural has gone up near the Key Food Market where the late rapper bagged groceries as a young boy.
The latest piece, located on the shutter outside Fulton Bikes, was finished Saturday by artist Vince Ballentine.
Bold black and white letters read “THINK BIG” behind a geometric yellow crown against the shop’s metal grate.
Two other murals are already up by the intersection of St. James Place and Fulton Street in Clinton Hill where the legendary Notorious B.I.G., then known as Christopher Wallace, worked.
A mural on the west-facing wall of the residences above the Key Food, created by David Hollier, molds the lyrics to “Sky’s the Limit” into the shape of the baby from the cover of Biggie’s 1994 album “Ready to Die.”
The other, a mosaic created by artist Carlos Pinto, shows the rapper’s face in blue, yellow and red tiles with the word “RESPECT” spelled out in mirrored tiles below.
DNA adds that a fourth mural will go up right across from Hollier’s piece. Several groups in the area are banding together to rename the street and intersection after the rapper.
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