Biography: Big Pun

Real Name: Christopher Lee Rios

Occupation: Rapper

Date of Birth:  November 10, 1971

Date of Death: February 7, 2000

How Old was Big Pun:  29 years

Birthplace: ‎ Soundview, New York, United States

How Tall was Big Pun:  5 feet 7 inches

Weight:  317 kgs

Nationality: American

Family: Gail Tirado (Mother); Christine Rios (Sister); Nyree Rios(Sister); Piña Rios (Sister); Nicole Rodriguez (Sister).

Wife: Liza Rios

Children: Amanda Rios (Daughter);  Vanessa Rios (Daughter); Christopher Rivers (Son).


Big Pun Facts:

Assuming control over his own particular training, Big Pun was an energetic peruser. He likewise wound up plainly keen on breakdancing and rapping. It was a troublesome time for him as he was once in a while destitute.

He allegedly reacted to the life’s worries by eating progressively and ended up plainly overweight. Executing as Big Moon Dog, he framed the rap amass Full a Clips Crew.

Big Pun emerged from whatever remains of the gathering with his perplexing rhymes and the capacity to rap for quite a while without calmly inhaling.

Big Pun got his first enormous break when he met fruitful rapper-maker Fat Joe in 1995. Perceiving Big Pun’s ability, Fat Joe requesting that he show up on his tune “Watch Out.”

Big Pun was booked to perform nearby Fat Joe and Jennifer Lopez on Saturday Night Live On February 5, 2000, yet did not go to because of feeling unwell. After two days on February 7, Pun endured a lethal heart assault and respiratory disappointment while briefly remaining with his family at a Crowne Plaza in White Plains, New York, amid a home remodel.

Big Pun battled with a weight issue for the majority of his grown-up life; at 18 he weighed 180 pounds (82 kg), however after three years he measured near 300 pounds (140 kg). His weight always vacillated in the mid-1990s amongst hefty and extremely chubby.


Big Pun Quotes:

“The first album was 99 percent hardcore to show you I was the best rhymer in the world.”

“I’m pretty sure people thought I was like a dope rapper.”

“I’m mostly concentrating now on continuing to make history in Hip-Hop, making everybody proud of me, I’m not just a rapper now, I’m in history now.”

“Let me do five of those, and then some slower ones for those kids that can’t understand what I’m sayin.”

“I wanna cover more ground, get a bigger fan base.”

“I don’t want to be considered ‘the Latino rapper.’”

“I have to be perfectly honest: You should have an anniversary to acknowledge the way I work the ebonics.”

“The glamour life, this life I live is trife as shit. Least my wife and kid got somewhere nice to live. I used to live in the gutter, me and my mother. Now she’s fifty years old, pushing a hummer.”

“Mark you for death, won’t even talk that East or West crap. From Watts to Lefrak, it ain’t where ya from, it’s where’s your gat.”


Big Pun Filmography:

Big Pun: The Legacy (2007)

Boricua’s Bond (2000)

Thicker Than Water (1999)

Urban Menace (1999)

Whiteboyz (1999)

Moesha (1998)

Big Pun Discography

Endangered Species (2001)

Yeeeah Baby (2000)

The Album (with Terror Squad) (1999)

Capital Punishment (1998)


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