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  1. Smokepurpp Unleashes New Track With Yoppa Bam, "Big Pun Freestyle"Read the original story

    Monday | Hypebeast.com

    After a historic performance at the Rise Festival last weekend with Travis Scott , Smokepurpp continues his onslaught of releases, this time connecting fellow South Florian rapper Yoppa Bam for "Big Pun Freestyle." Paying homage to the Bronx-rap luminary, you'll find Florida rap duo trading in the trap beats for a more traditional boom-bap-esque production as they exchange glorifying verses to one of the greatest to ever do it.

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  2. Watch West Coast Rapper Hi-Tone Deliver A Timely Message In "The Voice"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Vibe

    Despite the fundamental role that Puerto Ricans and other Afro-Caribbean people played in hip-hop's creation, Latinos are more often than not left out of the dialogue that explores the very origin of rap music. Yet Big Pun, N.O.R.E., B-Real, Pitbull, Immortal Technique, Fabolous and Juelz Santana, among so many others before them, are emblematic of a hip-hop narrative regularly in need of careful unpacking.

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  3. Hi-Tone Speaks Up: Billboard's Artist on the Rise Premieres 'The Voice' VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Billboard

    Despite the fundamental role that Puerto Ricans and other Afro-Caribbean people played in hip-hop's creation, Latinos are more often than not left out of the dialogue that explores the very origin of rap music. Yet Big Pun , N.O.R.E. , B-Real , Pitbull , Immortal Technique , Fabolous and Juelz Santana , among so many others before them, are emblematic of a hip-hop narrative regularly in need of careful unpacking.

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  4. Dtla Art Show to Spotlight Prolific '90s Hip-Hop Photographers:...Read the original story

    Sep 5, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... Danny Hastings has shot more than 150 album covers. His most notable work includes Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers, Big Pun's Capital Punishment, and Nas' I am, among others. NYC-based Hastings works on various projects and directs the Official ...

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  5. How a Legendary '90s Verse Helped - Patti Cake$' Star...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In 1998, the late, great, heavyweight rapper Big Pun blew minds with a memorable verse on "Twinz ," which included the following tongue-twisting couplet: "Dead in the middle of Little Italy, little did we know / That we riddled two middlemen who didn't do diddly," Pun rapped. Nineteen years later, fans of '90s hip-hop will recognize an homage to those Pun bars in writer-director Geremy Jasper's coming-of-age hip-hop comedy "Patti Cake$," starring Danielle Macdonald as an aspiring rapper name Killa P/Patti.

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  6. Remy Ma On Starting Her Women's Fund: 'I Want To Give Women Joy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Billboard

    ... life into this world costs thousands of dollars," the rapper says. "That could've been the Remy who didn't meet [Big Pun] and who got a regular job and wanted to have kids. It's wrong and it's unfair." "Being a woman is hard. I think God is using me ...

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  7. MC Sertified Arrives at a CrossroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... he says. "He doesn't talk shit ever, and he's positive. He's the definition of real Austin hip-hop." "Texas' Big Pun" remains the laziest analogue one could generate on the MC's behalf. Additionally, his piercing rap shrill sounds like legendary ...

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  8. Prince PushRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... he says. "He doesn't talk shit ever, and he's positive. He's the definition of real Austin hip-hop." "Texas' Big Pun" remains the laziest analogue one could generate on the MC's behalf. Additionally, his piercing rap shrill sounds like legendary ...

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  9. It's 2017 & Cuban Link Is Still Dissing Fat JoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | HipHopDx

    ... members was explored when Cuban Link made an appearance on the Murder Master Music Show . In the interview, the Big Pun associate claimed he's been blackballed for years. Cuban Link put all of the blame on Fat Joe, alleging that the "All The Way Up" ...

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  10. 'Moonlight' star and hip-hop artist Jharrel Jerome calls...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    ... can either learn the wrong side or the right side. But I definitely grew up listening to really lyrical artists like Big Pun and the Tribe and Nas and stuff like that, and I think that is what shaped me into wanting to tell stories rather than just ...

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  11. Is Kendrick Lamar The Greatest Rapper Of All Time?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | AllHipHop.com

    ... not a person who can rap, on planet earth, better than Kendrick Lamar. Eminem can rap as well. Nas can rap as well. Big Pun is right around there as well. But I don't believe that anybody can rap better than Kendrick Lamar." K. Dot is nasty, nice, ...

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  12. The Lox Bring Back Classic '90s Hip-Hop With Performance at NYC's Irving PlazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | Billboard

    ... who were seeking to relive the '90s. Prior to their set, the act tapped Bronx wordsmith, Chris Rivers -- the son of Big Pun -- to warm up the ravenous crowd. From the onset, Rivers quickly jumped into Pun's classic record "Twinz (Deep Cover 98)," as ...

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  13. Behind Jay Z's failed musical attempt to recruit LeBron to NetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | New York Post

    ... James and Stevenson are esteemed as players, it's easy to forget they once had a beef. To paraphrase rap great Big Pun, Stevenson isn't even in James' class. But Stevenson actually called James overrated in 2008, and King James replied that going ...

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  14. The season of Kendrick Lamar is upon usRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Salon

    ... Big Sean - or maybe both of them? My fans can't wait for me to son ya punk ass And crush your whole lil' shit I'll Big Pun ya punk-ass, you a scared lil' bitch Tiptoein' around my name, nigga you lame And when I get at you homie Don't you just tell ...

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  15. Was Kendrick Lamar Taking Shots At Big Sean Also?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | AllHipHop.com

    ... also taking shots at Big Sean . "My fans can't wait for me to son your punk ass and crush your whole lil sh-t. I'll Big Pun your punk ass you a scared lil b-tch. Tip-toeing around my name n-gga you lame. When I get at you homie don't just tell me ...

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  16. Here's Who Twitter Thinks Kendrick Lamar Was Dissing on 'The Heart Part 4'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Billboard

    ... social media to go into a frenzy. "My fans can't wait for me to son ya punk a-- and crush your whole lil sh-t / I'll Big Pun ya punk a--, you a scared little b---h / Tiptoein' around my name, n---a, ya lame / And when I get at you, homie, don't you ...

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  17. Who's Kendrick Dissing On "The Heart Part 4"? Big Sean? Drake? ... Donald Trump?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | HipHopDx

    ... Big Sean. The offending lyrics are: "My fans can't wait for me to son ya punk ass and crush your whole lil shit I'll Big Pun ya punk ass, you a scared little bitch Tiptoein' around my name, nigga, ya lame And when I get at you, homie, don't you just ...

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  18. Stop everything - " is Kendrick Lamar dissing Drake on his new track?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | NME

    ... (citing " The legendary status of a hip-hop rhyme saviour "), while referring to the notoriously violent rapper Big Pun. " Tip-toeing around my name, ni**a ya lame / And when I get at you, homie, don't you tell me you was just playin ." It's a ...

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  19. Kendrick Lamar calls out Donald Trump on new track, 'The Heart Part 4'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Boston Herald

    ... Drake or Big Sean . "My fans can't wait for me to son ya punk ass and crush your whole lil sh," Lamar raps . "I'll Big Pun ya punk ass, you a scared little bitch/ Tiptoein' around my name, n - a, ya lame/ And when I get at you, homie, don't you just ...

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  20. A Comprehensive Guide to the Feud Between Nicki Minaj and Remy MaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Time

    ... several years in the making. Here's what you need to know. , which raises her profile as the first lady of Big Pun's Terror Squad and a dexterous rapper in her own right. On the track "I'm," she declares, "I'm the queen of rap ...

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