In Honor Of Big Pun’s Birthday, His Son Chris Rivers Hops On Super Lyrical (Audio)
Forty three years ago today (November 10), Christopher Rios was born. The Bronx, New York MC perhaps better known as Big Pun shook the world ablaze in the next 29 years. The pinnacle of Pun’s career, according to many Heads, is his solo debut, 1998’s Capital Punishment.
The platinum Terror Squad/Loud Records release (executive produced by Fat Joe) featured a number of hits, including its singles “I’m Not A Player,” “Still Not A Player,” “You Came Up,” and “Twinz (Deep Cover ’98).” However, Heads have their favorites within the 24 tracks (boasting production by RZA, Juju, Showbiz, and Domingo). One such joint that stands out to Pun’s son, Chris Rivers, is the Rockwilder-producer, Black Thought-assisted, “Super Lyrical.”
In a touching (but highly skillful) tribute, Baby Pun (as he was once known) hops on Tariq Trotter’s segment of the song, and gets super lyrical with the legendary man of honor today: