The Up’s And Down’s Of Big Pun

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It’s been over 15 years since the sudden death of Big Pun took a toll on hip hop, but his legacy isn’t gone forever. The late Puerto Rican MC came into the rap game with a lot of groundbreaking rhymes, as well as some top notch skills, and earned the respect of almost everyone who heard him. Despite the fact that he suffered a fatal heart attack, leading to his tragic death, he left a big mark on the hip hop community.

Check out the up’s and down’s of Big Pun on the following pages.

He had a rough childhood, including watching his mother’s drug abuse and his father’s death

Multiple family members have said that he had a rough childhood on all accounts.

He started rapping in the 80’s while forming the group Full-A-Clips

The group included himself, Lyrical Assassin, Joker Jamz and Toom.