Things done changed since The Notorious B.I.G. released his seminal debut album Ready to Die in 1994. And maybe the best litmus test to prove this theory lies in Bed-Stuy, Biggie's birthplace, where a change in scenery has taken place. Otherwise known as gentrification. Look it up.
In Complex TV's latest episode of Mero in the Wild, The Kid Mero traveled to St. James Pl. and Fulton St. and quizzed current residents on their lyrical knowledge of Ready to Die. We'll put it this way: They certainly didn't disappoint. Check out the full clip above.
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