Capital Punishment (2LP)

Capital Punishment (2LP)

Big Pun
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Repress! Big Pun remains on the best rappers ever list to this day. Reasons for this weigh largely on his debut Capital Punishment. His commanding voice and rapid fire delivery make it clear there will never be another Big Pun. Pun was New York. His confidence on the mic made him stand out among his contemporaries. Similarly, the production -- by a cast of many – remains ever so New York loyal. The close cousins "I'm Not a Player" and "Still Not a Player,” may have been the hits o? this album but it is packed with so many more that show Pun’s true abilities. “Beware” and “Dream Shatterer” are great examples of Big Pun at his best, dark cinematic production with just enough room to let him breathe fire. On “Twinz (Deep Cover)” Big Pun is trading bars with his mentor Fat Joe over a remake of Dr. Dre’s classic beat. Here Pun delivers one of his most quoted verses that contains among others “Dead in the middle of Little Italy little did we know that we riddled some middlemen who didn't do diddly”. There are numerous guest appearances, the best of which include afore mentioned Fat Joe (on several tracks), the Roots' Black Thought on the MC showcase "Super Lyrical," Prodigy and Inspectah Deck on "Tres Leches (Triboro Trilogy)," and an extra-insane Busta Rhymes on "Parental Discretion."


A1. Intro
A2. Beware
A3. Super Lyrical

A4. Taster's Choice (Skit)
A5. Still Not A Player (feat. Joe)

A6. Intermission
A7. The Dream Shatterer

B1. Punish Me (feat. Miss Jones)
B2. Pakinamac Pt. 1 (Skit)
B3. You Ain't A Killer

B4. Pakinamac Pt. 2 (Skit)
B5. Caribbean Connection (feat. Wyclef Jean)
B6. Glamourlife

C1. Capital Punishment
C2. Uncensored (Skit) (feat. Funkmaster Flex)
C3. I'm Not A Player
C4. Twinz (Deep Cover) (feat. Fat Joe)

C5. The Rain & The Sun (Interlude) (feat. Dead Prez & Prospect)
C6. Boomerang

D1. You Came Up (feat. Noreaga)
D2. Tes Leches (Triboro Trilogy) (feat. Prodigy & Inspectah Deck)
D3. Charlie Rock Shout (Skit)
D4. Fast Money

D5. Parental Discretion (feat. Busta Rhymes)