Leonard Greene: Hakeem Jeffries, poised to lead House Democrats, would bring Brooklyn toughness to job

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It wasn’t as good as President Barack Obama singing Al Green at the Apollo Theater, but U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries had his cool moment too. His came on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in 2017, when he paid tribute to slain Brooklyn rapper The Notorious B.I.G. by spitting a few verses without the need of notes or music: “It was all a dream/ I used to read Word Up magazine/ Salt-N-Pepa and Heavy D up in the limousine/ Hangin’ pictures on my wall/ Every Saturday Rap Attack, Mr. Magic, Marley Marl.” Then Jeffries closed out the tribute with words that only a Kings County native can t…

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