We don’t acknowledge Christopher Columbus but we DO acknowledge these Christopher’s 1. Christopher George Latore Wallace Source:Getty 2. Christopher Lee Rios Source:Getty Big Pun! 3. Christopher Maurice “Chris” Brown Source:Getty Breezy! 4. Christopher Brian “Chris” Bridges Source:Getty Luda! 5. Christopher ‘Kid’ Reid and Christopher ‘Play’ Martin Source:Getty Rappers 6. Christopher Julius “Chris” Rock III Source:Getty […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: In the short amount of time that Puerto Rican Bronx rapper Big Pun was with us, its safe to say he touched the world. Despite being overweight, it never stopped him from pursuing his rap career which prospered from 1997 until his death at age 28 in 2000. Big Pun […]

Fat Joe stopped by The Madd Hatta Morning Show while he was in town to promote his new single “Money Showers”. He explained why he signed Big Pun, why Pun was the greatest rapper and the world and why he never lies to himself because he feels it could get you killed.

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Fat Joe, who was accused of cheating late rapper Big Pun out of at least $2 million, is settling a lawsuit with Pun's family.

Rapper Fat Joe visited SportsNation with Max Kellerman, Marcellus Wiley and Michelle Beadle for a little chit-chat. Michelle immediately started the segment off with, “The word on the street is that you got a Mike Tyson story.” Fat Joe said, “I have tons of Mike Tyson stories, but this one is crazy because it was […]

The late rapper would have celebrated his 44th birthday today.

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It looks like Big Pun‘s mom has resorted to robbing banks. A woman who goes by the name of Gail Simpson was arrested Septemeber 23.…

Some stuff about Big Pun and his debut album I din’t even Know. Big Punisher and his debut album, Capital Punishment, arrived just when Latino Americans were feeling removed from the rap scene. Much to Hip-Hop’s amazement, the man born Christopher Rios kicked in the door with a lyrical aptitude as heavy as his silhouette. Pun is […]

One fan’s noble dream of honoring the late Bronx rapper Big Pun on the fourteenth anniversary of his death is going to have to defer his salute to another vision. Bronx real estate agent Shane Rossi purchased a street sign which read “Big Pun PL” and climbed up on a street lamppost on the corner […]

The protégé has always been a privileged position Hip-Hop. With one word, an artist at the top of his game can place all eyes on…


Fat Joe Sides With Joell Ortiz, Says “Pun was Surrounded by Idiots” Fat Joe spoke with XXL magazine and gave his insight on theJoell Ortiz tribute song, “Big Pun back.” Read more

Before Big Pun was considered a legendary rap artist, the Bronx MC took on the nickname Moon Dawg back in the 80’s. I wonder how the hip hop community would have responded to Pun with the name Moon Dawg. Big Pun would go on to team up with Fat Joe and The Terror Squad and […]