Slaughterhouse member Joell Ortiz claims “Big Pun’s Back” in his new video for the late Big Pun. Joell claims he’s the new Punisher. In the beginning he says to keep Pun’s memory alive but says he’s the new Christopher Rios. I’m confused. Is it disrespect or respect? Let us know your thoughts. Update after the jump.
Big Pun‘s family is pushing for a second time to get one of Bronx’s streets renamed in his honor. This time his sister Nicole Rodriguez wants to rename 163rd St. and Rogers Place to Big Pun Place. Here’s what Nicole had to say:
I feel I owe this to my brother. He was not only my brother, he was a father figure. He stepped in when my parents couldn’t. So I want to push for this. He deserves it. It would become a visual cemetery for everyone. My brother was cremated, so there’s nowhere to visit him. This way, his legacy will live on close to home.
You can sign the petition. [click here]
Fat Joe talks about meeting Big Pun, or Big Moon Dog as he was called then.
Fat Joe‘s new album The Darkside Volume 1 has leaked, and so has this new track featuring Lil Wayne “Heavenly Father”. Forgive me for my sins.
(Caesar’s Note: Wow at Joe airing out Big Pun’s wife like that.)
Last Tuesday on Toca Tuesdays’ tribute to Big Pun, Just Blaze shared how the late rapper helped start his career.
This week they will have a tribute to Big L and we’ll bring that to you soon…
Fat Joe speaks about how success impacted Big Pun‘s life.
Snoop Dogg talks about how Big Pun‘s legacy hasn’t been as exploited as 2Pac and BIG‘s.
Big Pun‘s wife, Eliza Rios, says she is living in a NYC shelter with Pun’s children because she hasn’t gotten paid for anything since an initial $160,000 payment when Pun passed. She says Fat Joe hasn’t paid her any publishing and she hasn’t spoken to Joe or any “industry” people and hasn’t gotten what she and Pun’s children are owed.
Fat Joe quickly released a statement denying that he has done anything wrong and saying he has made no money off of Big Pun since his passing…