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Big Pun: The Legacy

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His rhymes caught attention of millions. His flow is un-matched by any. His story is captivating and triumphant.
Back in 98, Big Pun, a Puerto Rican from the Bronx made history by becoming the first Latino rapper to sell over a million records. Later that year his album Capital Punishment was nominated for a Grammy. Nearly every artist in the Hip Hop community desired to record with Pun. His presence stunned the music world, as millions of fans patiently awaited his future releases. However, on February 7th 2000, Big Pun s life was cut short when he suffered a heart attack.
Experience the ups and the downs, the extraordinary weight gain, his legendary TS crew and the resounding legacy. Through a series of interviews with today s Hip Hop heavyweights and never before seen footage, discover the true story behind one of the most influential artists of our generation Big Pun...

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  • Actors: Snoop Dogg, DMX, Method Man, Raekwon, Xzibit
  • Directors: Vlad Yudin
  • Format: Color, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: Vivendi Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: September 15, 2009
  • Run Time: 93 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
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  • ASIN: B002C8YSEM
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #117,817 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By markj on September 28, 2010
Format: DVD
One of the best music documentaries I have seen in a while. The film really does a good job of putting a story together. Big Pun was a legend and a hero to many of those pursuing their dreams.

This is a collector's edition for those music fans worldwide!
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Before Big Punisher, Hispanic Hip Hop artists struggled for a fair chance in an African American-dominated marketplace. However, it was Christopher Rios' signature rapidfire flow along with his impeccable vocabulary that left jaws dropped across the industry. Pun's unparalleled talent left people scrambling for the rewind button, in order to process his seemingly never-ending rhymes. Though his life was tragically cut short almost a decade ago, Pun's charismatic larger than life persona will forever live on through his music. The Legacy: The Best Of Big Pun encompasses the elite music recorded throughout his career as a solo artist, intertwined with spoken word by Big Pun himself as well as Snoop Dogg, Raekwon and Ghostface Killah.

Chronicling Pun's artistic development leading up to his debut album, The Legacy chronologically begins with Fat Joe and Big Punisher's 1995 HOT97 "Ice Cream" freestyle. Previously only available on Funkmaster Flex's debut, the track's vintage appeal boasts a more nasal-voiced Punisher with a reference to Pun's pre-Terror Squad crew, Full A Clips. Rapidly building momentum, Big Punisher was more broadly introduced to the world on Joey Crack's Jealous One's Envy B-side "Firewater," alongside Joe's friends Raekwon and Armageddon. Followed up with The Beatnuts' "Off The Books," Pun aided his soon-to-be Loud Records label-mates in achieving their first Pop chart success.

A year later, amidst appearances on debut albums by Noreaga and Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz, Big Punisher dropped his first album, Capital Punishment.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Vanessa C. Mejia on February 14, 2010
Format: DVD
This was not only a great story but a great documentary on a music artist that opened the doors for so many new artists. I got this movie not knowing much about Big Pun. After watching, I was more than happy I got this. Its truly a collecters item..
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Wallstreet12 on July 5, 2013
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Big Pun was one of the best mcs in the game. The movie is produced and directed well. There are a few similar products out there; this one is the most official.

RIP Big Punisher
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By C.C. on March 6, 2013
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I love this documentary. Bought as a gift for my hubby and he loved it being that he's a fan of Big Pun. I would recommend to anyone!
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By frank solis on February 4, 2015
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
Excellent documentary on one of the greatest rappers of all time.
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By M. Crosby on September 21, 2009
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this dude was a great MC. as far as the movie. I was glad to see it, a lot of things I already knew though others dvds but this one was well put together and it had people talking about pun the man as equally as his music and they didn't go over board at all. I say if you a fan of hip-hop and pun get this.
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