NEWLY ADDED TO OUR READ SECTION: Twelve years ago today we lost Christopher “Big Pun” Rios, the heavyweight MC who was barely hitting his prime at the time of his sudden death in 2000. A master at wordplay and multi-syllable stuntin’, the humorous Terror Squadian was at the height of his fame when he was interviewed by Dao-Yi Chow for a story that ran in the last issue of ego trip . Surrounded by his young son and wife on the eve of his 11-year wedding anniversary, Pun momentarily put any romantic rendezvous to the side in order to promote the release of his debut long player, Capital Punishment . Dao-Yi got Pun to talk about his deep hip-hop roots comin’ up in the Bronx and the major influence of Rakim on his writing.
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