Late Bronx rapper Big Pun honored with street renaming in hometown borough
A beloved Bronx rapper was
honored in his hometown borough with a ceremony and street renaming Monday.
Christopher Lee Rios, better known as Big Pun, now has his name forever honored
in the Bronx.
Big Pun Plaza is located on the corner of East Fordham Road and Grand Concourse.
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., members of Big Pun’s family and other
members of the rap community were
Rios died in 2000. He is well-known for being the first Latino rapper to go
platinum after selling over a million copies.