The Infamous B.I.G.’s Son C.J. Wallace Says His Father ‘Would Be Honored to Share the ‘Infamous’ Title With’ Ruth Bader Ginsburg
From the days when Brooklyn rapper Christopher Wallace, also known as Biggie Smalls, had to legally change his stage name to become The Notorious BIG, the nickname went well with him even after his untimely death in 1997.
Now, in 2020, after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, also known as the Notorious RBG, people are talking about the nickname that authors Shana Knizhnik and Irin Camron gave her.
The authors gave her this nickname and on the cover of the book “Notorious RBG” there was a picture of Ginsburg wearing a gold crown, similar to the one BIG wore.
According to Blavity, the Brooklyn rapper’s son CJ Wallace had said his father would have been proud to share the nickname with the late Supreme Court Justice.
“Brooklyn, New York represents no fear, no trust, and no truth, and my father and Justice Ginsburg lived those words,” Wallace said in a statement. “I think he would be honored to share the ‘Notorious’ title with her and it is up to us to honor her legacy by continuing to fight for equality and justice for all, by voting and in good trouble devices.”
“For it to tell so much more than 20 years later, it’s just crazy,” he said.
Ginsburg had already said in 2017: “I’m thinking about how this infamous RBG was created. People ask me, “Aren’t you uncomfortable with a name like the Notorious BIG?” Why should I feel uncomfortable? We have a lot in common. And first and foremost, we were both born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. “