Here’s What New York City Has Planned for The Notorious B.I.G.’s 50th Birthday Celebration

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New York City will pay homage to the life and legacy of its fallen hometown hero The Notorious B.I.G. on what would have been the rap legend’s 50th birthday, HipHop-N-More reports.

On May 21, the Empire State Building will light up in red and white and feature a crown spinning along its mast in honor of Biggie’s multi-platinum debut Ready To Die. Barclays Center in his home borough of Brooklyn will also celebrate the rap star’s legacy with a massive broadcast above the arena’s entrance that will include a montage of some of Biggie’s most prolific records.

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