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Basketball court dedicated to Notorious BIG unveiled in NYC

Posted at 10:42 PM, Aug 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-02 22:42:41-04

NEW YORK (NY1/CNN) - Notorious B.I.G.'s legacy still lives on 20 years after his death.

In Brooklyn, NY, a newly-renamed basketball court has been unveiled in his honor.

The Christopher "Biggie" Wallace courts now sit in the heart of the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood where the late rapper grew up.

It was previously the old Crispus Attucks playground.

Lil Cease, a fellow rapper and friend of Biggie called the renaming a fitting honor.

"We're just trying to shed light on his name in a positive way. He was really trying to change lives, and he changed mine," Cease said.

A city councilman said renaming the basketball court was part of a promise he made to Biggie's mother.

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