publication date: Saturday, February 20, 2021 (part of Winter 2021)

category: Music

clue: This Bronx-based rapper hit it big, earning a lot of capital with a phat collaborator, but unlike his legend, he died.

explanation: Big Pun was discovered by and frequently collaborated with Fat Joe. His first album Capital Punishment was the only one released during his lifetime. A tribute album, Bronx Legends Never Die, eventually followed. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, Ruth Cichoski, and Alexis Andino


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