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Big Pun’s Family Rallies to Have Bronx Street Named After Him

Family members of the late rapper Big Pun, born Christopher Rios, are rallying once again to have a street renamed after him in the Bronx, the borough the lauded rhymer grew up in.

Pun's sister, Nicole Rodriguez, is spearheading

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LL Cool J, Ludacris and A Tribe Called Quest Join ‘Rapstar’ Roster

'Def Jam Rapstar,' a new Guitar Hero-esque game that involves karaoke performances of hip-hop classics and freestyles is nearing its release on October 5 and the list of artists contributing to the game continues to grow larger

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Top Ten Hip-Hop Soundtracks of the ’90s

In the '90s, every hip-hop-themed movie had its own original soundtrack. Classics like 'Colors,' 'Boyz N the Hood' and 'Menace II Society' came strapped with sound pieces that matched the tone of th

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Buckwild, Green Lantern Join Forces for Big Pun Tribute

Big Pun celebrated life through his incomparable lyrics and expected listeners to follow suit, even in death. "Try to remember me for my aggressive will/ The way I kept it real was more important than any record deal," he rapped on 1998's N.O.R.E.-assisted 'You Came Up.' To showcase the Bronx-bred emcee's consiste

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Behind the Scenes of Five Classic Hip-Hop Album Covers

While rappers paint mental pictures of personal stories through lyrics, there is no better way to visualize their concepts than through an album cover. Remember the masked gang pictured on Wu-Tang Clan's debut album, 'Enter

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Comics Alliance Examines How Hip-Hop and Superheroes Mix

Comic book culture Web site Comics Alliance put up a great piece on the long-standing relationship between rap and comics. It's no secret that everyone from the Wu-Tang Clan and DOOM to blockbuster artists

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The Beatnuts Tell Their Story in Off-Broadway Play

Nineties hip-hop duo, The Beatnuts, are bringing a blast from the past to New York City this fall with their plans to star in an off-Broadway play titled 'Deez Nuts,' that tells the story of their musical career. The show, which is written by Sacha Jenkins, the co

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Say What! — Kanye West Lashes Out at Everyone + More

- Big Pun's wife responded to Fat Joe's allegations, saying "I could have joined with enemies and destroyed him...he said in interviews that I'm extorting him, he doesn't know what extortion is, I coulda been extorted him..." Oh, OK.

- Ed Lover had a pretty deep

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Fat Joe to Liza Rios: ‘I’ve Never Made a Dollar Off Big Pun’

After Liza Rios' allegations yesterday that Fat Joe failed to pay her family the royalties from her late husband Big Pun's albums, Joe has responded to the accusations, saying that he never cheated Rios out of her husband's money.

"Immediately after Puns death I gave Liza Rios the whole advance of the 'Endangered Species' alb

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Big Pun’s Wife and Children Living in Homeless Shelter

Deceased rapper Big Pun's widow and three children are living in a New York homeless shelter. Liza Rios and her children have been forced to relocate to the shelter after losing their home to foreclosure.

"We're in a city shelter," Rios said in an interv

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