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New York’s finest is having some serious respect placed on his name today. The East Coast hip-hop community has lit up Instagram to salute late Brooklyn rap icon Notorious B.I.G. on his birthday.

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Happy Birthday to BIG. The Illest!! #legendsneverdie

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If you from #Brooklyn and you don’t got Big in ya top five. I think something wrong with you. πŸ€·πŸΎβ€β™‚οΈ #ripbiggie #happyborndaybiggie #cc

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HAPPY BDAY 2DAY TO B.I.G!!! Cake Is Courtesy @cakes_by_violet

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