You probably don't know who LeRoy McCarthy is but we all know who the Notorious B.I.G is.
McCarthy wants to honor the late Biggie by changing the rapper's street corner from St. James Place & Fulton Street to Christopher Wallace Way, the rapper's full name.
Here's the Brooklyn native's mission statement:
Christopher Wallace “Notorious B.I.G., Biggie Smalls, Big Poppa” is a native of Brooklyn, NY, and his success through his artistic and creative lyrical wordsmith in music has influenced people around the world. This is a petition to honor Christopher Wallace with the co-naming of the corner of this childhood home at St James Place and Fulton Street in Brooklyn, NY to Christopher Wallace Way.
I like this young man, because, when he came out he came out wit the phrase, he went from ashy to classy.
Artistically during Christopher Wallace time in music he was considered the best at his craft, so much so, he was given the highest esteem by the leading Hip Hop magazine, The Source, as King of New York. Coming from modest beginning the story of Christopher Wallace tells the story of a boy to a man accomplishing greatness, using words as his tools. The story Christopher Wallace continues to have a resounding influence on new generations although he passed away in 1997.
Please take the time to sign the petition for Christopher Wallace Way, and ask others to sign the petition also. Thank you for your time and consideration.
Brooklynites, Biggie fans, and whomever, sign this petition and have the corner of St. James Pl & Fulton St in Bed Stuy be renamed "CHRISTOPHER WALLACE WAY".
We need 5000 signatures to have this go into affect so sign up!
Here's the link to the petition: Christopher Wallace Way or you can log on by going to CHANGE.ORG/PETITIONS/CHRISTOPHER-WALLACE-WAY.