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Rapper Notorious B.I.G’s mural vandalized in NYC

A mural honoring legendary rapper Notorious B.I.G was vandalized in Brooklyn in a single day on Friday, according to local reports.

Police are trying to find the vandal accountable for the heinous act that happened on the nook of St. James Place and Fulton Street in Clinton Hill, the realm the place the rapper, whose actual identify is Christopher Wallace, grew up.

The mural of the ‘Hypnotize’ artist was tagged with darkish crimson spray paint with “East Coast” throughout Wallace’s face.

The Notorious B.I.G mural was initially created by Vincent Ballentine to rejoice the East Coast rapper’s twenty fifth anniversary of his dying.
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Artist Vincent Ballentine created the artwork piece in 2019 and hangs on the wall of a Beauty World salon the place Biggie spent a lot of his youth, according to Complex.

“Oh the disrespect, Ballentine posted on Instagram, showing the destruction. “The disrespect is real. Damn shame. Why did they do that?”

Ballentine told CBS News he vowed to repair the mural that he initially made to rejoice the East Coast rapper’s twenty fifth anniversary of his dying.

“So for this to happen, people are coming by saying ‘Damn, they did it dirty.’ It’s bigger than me. It’s big period, I don’t know what else to say,” Ballentine informed the outlet.

Notorious B.I.G died on March 9, 1997 when he was killed in a drive-by capturing in Los Angeles. He was 24 years previous.

Notorious B.I.G died after being killed in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles, California.
Notorious B.I.G died after being killed in a drive-by capturing in Los Angeles, California.
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New York City mayor Eric Adams condemned the vandalism in an NY1 News interview, saying the art work was going to get “cleaned up and repaired.”

“Biggie is a hero to our community, and that’s darn sure not how you spread love the Brooklyn way, as Biggie would say,” Adams mentioned. “We’re going to look into that and make sure that mural is cleaned up and repaired because this has a place there and it remains there, and we want to find the person responsible.”

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