Big Pun tribute happening w/ Talib Kweli, The Beatnuts, PMD, A.G. & more; D.I.T.C. released a new song
New York rapper Big Pun passed away in February of 2000, and for the sixteenth anniversary of his death a bunch of fellow NY staples will play a tribute show at SOB’s on 2/10. The lineup includes big Big Pun fan Talib Kweli (who has no lack of upcoming shows); PMD of EPMD; The Beatnuts (whose second album featured Big Pun); Big Pun’s fellow Terror Squad members Cuban Link, Triple Seis and Prospect; AG of D.I.T.C, Big Pun’s son Chris Rivers, and more, plus surprise guests. Full lineup and tickets here.
In related news, D.I.T.C. released a new song this week called “Diggin’ Number.” The lineup for this one includes A.G. (who’s on that tribute show), Fat Joe (who’s worked with Big Pun numerous times) and O.C.. Check it out below…