Christopher Rios

 

 

Age: 28

 

Summary: charismatic rapper known as Big Pun who weighed in at nearly 700 pounds and was known for his rapid-fire rhymes, who classified his style as "sophisticated hard-core" and whose Capital Punishment was the first album by a solo Latino rapper to go platinum.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from obesity

 

Born: November 10, 1971

 

Died: February 7, 2000

 

Location: White Plains, New York