Sometime during the '90s he began to write rap lyrics forming the Full-A-Clips crew with Triple Seis and Cuban Link who was at the time named "Lyrical Assassin". Rios dropped out of high school and for some time was homeless staying in abandoned buildings. Big Pun was at his highest weight at the time of his death: 698 pounds.
Christopher Lee Rios (November 10 1971 – February 7 2000) better known by his stage name Big Pun (short for Big PuniBig Punr) was a Puerto-Rican American rapper who emerged from the underground rap scene in The Bronx in the late 1990s. About. He first appeared on albums from The Beatnuts on the track "Off the Books" in 1997 and on Fat Joe's second album Jealous One's Envy in 1995 on the track "Watch Out" prior to signing to Loud Records as a solo artist.