May 24, 2024

INTELLECTUAL INK

A MAGAZINE FOR AVID READERS AND PROLIFIC WRITERS

Spread Love the Brooklyn Way: An iPhone Short

2 min read

By Charlotte Young Foye

“Spread Love the Brooklyn Way: An iPhone Short” is a poignant cinematic journey that encapsulates the essence of Brooklyn’s love affair with one of its most beloved sons, the Notorious B.I.G. Through the lens of this short film, viewers are transported into a world where the legacy of Biggie Smalls lives on, palpable in the hearts and minds of those who call Brooklyn home.

The film serves as a snapshot of the profound impact Biggie had on his community and the wider world of hip-hop. At its core, the short is a testament to the power of art to transcend boundaries and unite communities. It reminds us that while Biggie may no longer be with us in body, his spirit lives on in the hearts of those who continue to be moved by his music.

As viewers are taken on a journey through the subways of Brooklyn, they are reminded of the resilience and strength of a community that refuses to forget its own. “Spread Love the Brooklyn Way” is more than just a short film; it’s a love letter to Biggie, to Brooklyn, and to the enduring power of music to inspire, uplift, and unite us all.

About the Documentarian
Charlotte Young-Foye is a Brooklyn Native, wife, mother, hip-hop-head roving reporter, body inclusivity advocate, plus-size model, and Creative Director for the award-winning Intellectual Ink Magazine. After working in the legal industry for several years on landmark police Brutality cases such as Abner Louima and Sean Bell, Charlotte turned to Creative endeavors after the pandemic. She teamed up with Julia Press Simmons, the award-winning editor and chief of Intellectual Ink Magazine, to highlight stories of triumph and inclusivity. Her column Charlotte’s Closet has an accompanying YouTube channel, charlottesclosettv, where Charlotte fell in love with Visual Arts. “Spread Love The Brooklyn Way is an extension of that love. It is an homage to planet Brooklyn and the people who reside there in honor of one of the best to ever do it, Brooklyn’s own Notorious B.I.G.

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