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Today in Hip-Hop History: Big Pun Dropped His Debut Album ‘Capital Punishment’ 24 Years Ago

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24 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 ever-evolving style that his son Chris […]

Happy Heavenly Birthday To Lyrical Giant Big Pun!

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Born on this day in 1971 in Bronx, NY, Terror Squad lieutenant Christopher ‘Big Pun” Rios grew from an exceptional emcee that stood side to side by Fat Joe during his Jealous One’s Still Envy heyday to morphing into one of the game’s greatest lyricists of all time. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Big Punisher […]

Former Terror Squad Member Accuses Fat Joe of Snitching: ‘The Paperwork Is In’

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Fat Joe and former Terror Squad rapper Cuban Link have a long and ugly beef with each other. The two have been going back and forth over the years, and it looks like problems were reignited. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information After throwing shade at Fat Joe for not being at Big Pun’s street naming ceremony in April […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Big Pun Dropped His Debut Album ‘Capital Punishment’ 23 Years Ago

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23 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 son […]

Today in Hip Hop History: The Source Magazine Remembers Big Pun 20 Years Later

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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 […]

A Thorough Look Into The Career of The Big Punisher

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Reigning from the Bronx is Big Pun, an emcee whose ability to master stylistic literary devices deemed him a legendary act by automation. Born Chistopher Lee Rios, the class act tragically and unexpectedly passed away on February 7, 2000 from a heart attack and respiratory failure at the tender age of 28. Today (Feb. 7), […]

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 […]

Tony Sunshine-Close

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Former Terror Squad artist Tony Sunshine is back with an amazing crossover Caribbean chick banger called “Close”.  This hit was produced by industry veterans Antwan “Amadeus” Thompson and Trilogy for Platinum Boy Music Inc. Platinum Boy music has produced hits for Chris Brown, Justin Bieber, Trey Songz, Jennifer Lopez, and now Tony Sunshine.  Sunshine’s record […]

The Show Must Go On: Despite The Drama, Summer Jam Forged Ahead Last Night

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Hot 97’s Summer Jam is a yearly tradition for Hip Hop fans and despite this year’s chaos, the show went ahead last night [Sunday, June 5] as best as the organizers could possibly muster. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The festival got off to a late start after inclement weather caused the show to be […]

Future, Travi$ Scott, Terror Squad Reunion Added to Summer Jam Main Stage Lineup

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Summer Jam delivers a star-studded lineup every year, making it no surprise that its consistently referred to as the greatest Hip Hop concert in the world. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information In 2016, it seems as if Hot 97 has something to prove. A solid lineup that already featured heavyweights like Pusha T/G.O.O.D. Music, Young Thug, A$AP […]

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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