Community board members in Brooklyn, New York believe that Biggie Smalls should not have the intersection of St. James and Fulton Street (near where he was born) named after him because they deem him a criminal, misogynist, and too fat to have such an honour. They also apparently haven't listened to the radio in the last twenty years.

CB2 committee member Lucy Koteen "looked up the rapper's history" and said Tuesday night that "He started selling drugs at 12, he was a school dropout at 17, he was arrested for drugs and weapons charge, he was arrested for parole violations, he was arrested in North Carolina for crack cocaine, in 1996 he was again arrested for assault, he had a violent death and physically the man is not exactly a role model for youth. I don't see how this guy was a role model and frankly it offends me."

Another challenge the issue is facing is that they have not yet received a letter of support from councilwoman Letitia James, which is necessary for the proposal to move forward. However, LeRoy McCarthy, the man who proposed the name change in the first place, has received letters of support from "local churches, a mosque, a block association, and several local businesses," in addition to gaining over 3,500 signatures on an online petition. However, until James offers her support, the issue won't be going forward any time soon.

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