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

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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. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Big Pun’s Debut Album ‘Capital Punishment’ Turns 20!

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20 years ago on this date, Christopher Rios aka Big Punisher put out his first LP, Capital Punishment, on Loud Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Released by Fat Joe and the Terror Squad on Loud Records, Pun’s highly anticipated album showcased Pun’s unequaled lyrical ability, comedic punchlines and his ever evolving style that his […]

Today In Hip Hop History: The Source Magazine Remembers The Legacy Of Big Pun

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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. Visit streaming.thesource.com for […]

The Source Magazine Remembers Big Pun 16 Years Later

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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. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Pun’s eternal mark that he left on Hip Hop began with his Capital […]

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