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Big Punisher

Big Punisher
Born: Nov 10, 1971 in New York, NY [The Bronx]
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Died: Feb 7, 2000 in White Plains, NY
Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: The first solo Latino rapper to go platinum, Big Punisher was also yet another member of the hip-hop community to fall victim to an early death -- though in his case, it was due to health problems, not violence. In contrast to his large frame, Big Pun was a surprisingly graceful and nimble rapper, delivering ...Read full biography
Capital Punishment
Released: 1998
Label: Relativity
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Big Punisher's debut album, Capital Punishment, established him as one of the stronger New York natives working hardcore territory toward the end of the '90s. He's a terrific lyricist with microphone technique ...Read full review
Yeah Baby
Released: 2000
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Arriving just two months after his death from a heart attack, Big Pun's second album Yeeeah Baby proves the rapper's demise was doubly tragic. Of course, the death of anyone at a young age is a tragedy ...Read full review