MIDTOWN, MANHATTEN (WABC) – The Empire State Building was illuminated in red and white with a crown with the inscription “50” in honor of the 50th anniversary of Biggie Smalls.

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The lines were extremely long memorable MetroCards with a portrait of a rap icon.

The cards went on sale just after midnight at vending machines in Central Brooklyn. The cards are already appearing on eBay, and someone is asking $ 5,000.

Biggie was born and raised in Brooklyn.

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