Big Pun’s Widow Calls Joell Ortiz’ Tribute Track ‘Disrespectful’, Rapper Responds

A lot of hip-hop artists have hopped on the beat for Meek Mill and Rick Ross’ Tupac tribute, “Tupac Back.” Most recently New York rapper/Slaughterhouse member, Joell Ortiz, recorded his own version, calling it “Big Pun Back.” While it is definitely nice to see an artist like Ortiz pay tribute to a late rap legend such as Pun — who doesn’t get his just dues regularly — not everyone was feeling the song. Pun’s widow, Liza Rios, recently came forward and…
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Big Pun Remembered By Critics, Peers On 11th Death Anniversary

Hip-hop fans always remember the anniversaries of the deaths of hip-hop legends, Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur, but one legend that doesn’t get as much love but had as much of an impact during his life is the late Big Pun. Monday (February 7) marks the 11th anniversary of Big Pun’s death, who passed just as his career began to take off at the young age of 28 as the result of a heart attack. 11 years after his death…
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Fat Joe Discusses Finding Big Pun, Him Being A Star & Other Stories

Fat Joe just dropped his 10th solo album, The Darkside Vol. 1, and has been releasing a series of viral webisodes where he describes different stories from his years in the industry — including R. Kelly, Kid Capri, DJ Clue’s first mixtape and Notorious B.I.G. In this episode, dubbed The Big Pun Chapter, Joe Crack goes through several different mini-stories about the late rapper such as discovering him at the corner bodega, Pun wilding out drunk…
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