Thursday, d MTA The legend has announced that in memory of the rapper Of the infamous BIG On the 50th anniversary, 50,000 MTA cards similar to the artists will be released at certain Brooklyn subway stations.
Available at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, New Yorkers begin queuing up to receive one of the limited edition cards.
Sonia Magnet To say PIX11 News That he stood in line for more than three hours. He told the outlet that people were standing in line long before the card sale began.
The Biggie Metrocard line has started before its release at midnight today. Only 50,000 are available across the city. 2 Minimum rent required Happy 50th Birthday Infamous BIG. pic.twitter.com/g3CDPIWkSi
– theglamorousnerd (@sonyamagett) May 21, 2022
“It was very emotional for me to stand in a long line for more than three hours, but it was something I had to do – get a collector’s item from the very train near the corner where Biggie grew up,” said Magget.
According to the MTA, the cards are available on Metrocard machines at Lafayette Avenue “C” stations, Clinton-Washington Avenues “C” and “G” stations, and Atlantic Av-Barclays Center stations.
If you can’t make it to one of the stations, the cards are already on eBay Prices range from about 50 to $ 5,000.
The infamous BIG, born Christopher Wallace, grew up in the Bedford-Stevensant neighborhood of Brooklyn. He died tragically at the age of 24. Popular in the 90’s, he was considered one of the greatest rappers of all time.