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.
— DatPiff (@DatPiff) February 8, 2016
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
Never new big pun was this size at one point pic.twitter.com/UsIi3O4YJu
— BIG BRANDO (@Red_BRANdana) January 28, 2016
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
Big Pun going off in a cypher. pic.twitter.com/AsWf6ZMxOX
— Only Hip Hop Facts (@OnlyHipHopFacts) February 7, 2016
The group included himself, Lyrical Assassin, Joker Jamz and Toom.