From Rap Dictionary
Christopher Lee Rios, a morbidly obese member of Terror Squad. He passed away February 7, 2000 due to a massive heart attack. At the time of his death he weighed over 600 pounds and was only 5'2" tall. Had 3 solo albums but the most successful was Capital Punishment. Big Pun was from the New York City borough of The Bronx.
Big Punisher was the first Latino rapper to sell one thousand records (good job).