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Today in Hip-Hop History: Lyrical Legend Big Pun Passed Away 19 Years Ago

On this date in 2000, the Hip-Hop community was both shocked and saddened by the untimely death of lyrical giant Christopher “Big Pun” Rios. As the premiere artist for Fat Joe’s Terror Squad, Pun became the first Latino Hip Hop artist to go platinum and discovered TS’ First Lady, Remy Ma. Pun is regarded as […]

The Source Magazine Remembers Big Pun 16 Years Later

Sixteen years ago on this date, Hip Hop lost one of the greatest lyricists that the game has ever seen. Christopher “Big Pun” Rios passed away from cardiac arrest in 2000 at the height of his career. Pun’s eternal mark that he left on Hip Hop began with his Capital Punishment LP, which was his […]