Biggie Smalls posthumously honored with event at Hudson Yards

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Monday, May 22, 2023
Celebration held for what would have been Biggie Smalls' 51st birthday
A celebration was held on the day that would have been Biggie Smalls' 51st birthday.

HUDSON YARDS, Manhattan (WABC) -- Sunday would have been Biggie Smalls' 51st birthday.

The Universal Hip Hop Museum is among the places that honored the hip-hop legend with an event at Hudson Yards.

It included an unveiling of a wall that features famous lines from the song 'Juicy,' released in 1994.

"Sky's the Limit: Celebrating the Life and Legacy of The Notorious B.I.G." was held at The Edge at Hudson Yards.

Biggie was born in Brooklyn on May 21, 1972, and he was raised there.

He was fatally shot while in California on March 9, 1997, at the young age of 24.

2023 marks the 50th anniversary of hip-hop.


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