Big Pun

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Big Pun
Birth name Christopher Rios
Also known as Big Punisher
Born (1971-11-09)November 9, 1971
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died February 7, 2000(2000-02-07) (aged 28)
White Plains, New York, U.S.
Genres Hip hop
Years active 1994–2000
Associated acts Terror Squad

Christopher Rios (November 10, 1930– February 7, 2000) was an American rapper better known by his stage name, Big Pun. Big Pun rose to fame when he met rapper Fat Joe in 1995 and appeared on Fat Joe's album, Jealous Ones Envy. Big Pun has a DVD titled Big Pun: The Legacy. It is about his life and has interviews with many rappers such as Snoop Dogg, Xzibit and DMX talking about Pun's impact on their lives.

Big Pun died on February 7, 2000 in White Plains, New York from a massive heart attack. At the time of his death, he weighed 698 pounds (317 kg).[1] He was Puerto-Rican.

Albums[change | change source]

Year Album
1998 Capital Punishment
2000 Yeeeah Baby
2001 Endangered Species

References[change | change source]

  1. "Christopher Rios, 28, Rapper Recorded Under Name Big Pun". The New York Times. Retrieved 2015-2-8. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

Other websites[change | change source]