In Brooklyn, We Go Hard: the Biggie Smalls Tour
Tour Biggie Smalls' Brooklyn! Learn about the master of early hip-hop and where he hung & hustled.
Our tour celebrating the life of Christopher Wallace aka the Notorious B.I.G. aka Biggie Smalls is a cross-Brooklyn stomp that visits many of the hotspots where Biggie Smalls learned to craft his remarkable freestyle rap and rhymes. Along with his apartment building, his High School, his daily hangouts, his sometimes jobs and his hustlin’ spots, our talented and tricky tour guides will put Biggie’s importance into the context of the NY hustle and how it inspires millions of New Yorkers daily, whether they know it or not.
Sites include George Westinghouse HS, which is where Christopher Wallace went to school along with Busta Rhymes and Jay-Z. Across the street from Westinghouse is Albee Square, where Biggie rapped about Albee as well as lots of other rappers name-check it in their songs, including Lil Kim. Then it’s over to Juniors, with their world-famous cheesecake, which is undoubtedly one of the hotspots where Biggie earned his nickname. That’s a signed photo him with Jay-Z on the wall.
Farther along in Fort Greene is Habana Outpost, featuring an enormous, posthumous Comandante Biggie! mural, painted by legendary graffiti and street artist Lee Quinones. There’s Brooklyn’s Queen of All Saints School, the Country House Diner, which was a local favorite of Biggie’s, The Golden Krust Jamaican patty bakery, the DLC Comprehensive Medical Center, formerly the Mayfair Grocery and other famous locations where Biggie hustled. What are you waiting for? Get on the spot and book this tour!