The interactive statue was erected by artist Sherwin Banfield.
The comic book publisher is paying homage to the late Hip-Hop legend.
If convicted, Tyshwn Baldwin faces up to 25 years in prison.
Users will be able to roam the virtual neighborhood, attend concerts, buy and sell NFTs and more.
The two Brooklynites shared a similar orbit before the rapper's untimely passing.
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"I feel like R&B was abandoned and it's a part of our African American culture," the music mogul told 'Vanity Fair.' "I'm going to make sure that—we own R&B."
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