Free concert in Prospect Park celebrates the life and career of rapper Biggie Smalls

A party celebrating rapper Biggie Smalls was held in Prospect Park Thursday night.

News 12 Staff

Aug 20, 2021, 2:33 AM

Updated 1,003 days ago

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A party celebrating rapper Biggie Smalls was held in Prospect Park Thursday night.
The free concert saw thousands of parkgoers singing along and celebrating the diverse catalogue of music the hip-hop artist created during his career. 
Other artists also performed, including Busta Rhymes, Lil’ Kim and radio royalty Angie Martinez - who hosted the concert.
The free concert is part of Brics Celebrate Brooklyn festival lineup.
While the concert was free, all guests had to show proof of vaccination status before being able to  access to the park.
“It's important for me to come out here. Because he was a legacy, he's left a legacy. He's so important for our Black brothers and Black mothers and sisters… and for them to know what he stood for,” says Kim Edwards, who attended the show. “To show your humble beginnings and where you can rise from. And always have a love for your family and friends. It's all about Brooklyn and there's nothing else to be said.”


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