At 26 he became the first Latin solo hip-hop artist to go platinum... at 28 he became immortal.
His name: Christopher Rios
This world knows him as Big Punisher.
His home: the bone hard streets of the Bronx.
His life goal: to attain personal greatness.
Big Pun began his ascension to the top of hip-hop dropping The Word on street corners. His lightning fast lyrics and super smooth flow got him noticed. In no time, he became a standout member of Fat Joe's notorious Terror Squad.
Pun's debut album sold better than two million copies, garnering a Grammy nomination. Fans adored him and fellow rappers respected and emulated him. Pun didn't change, he kept it real.
Still Not A Player takes us on an intimate journey through the life of Christopher "Big Punisher" Rios via the stories of those closest to him. From his blood and spit struggles on the mean streets to his rise to the top of the hip-hop world to this large man's losing war with his 700-pound bulk. This unique, frightening, ugly, painful, haunting, and occasionally, beautiful story is a high-steppin' razor that slashes into the heart, bones and belly of one of hip-hop's greatest players, offering unquestionably the most intimate look ever inside the hard world of hip-hop and into the ravaged yet hopeful life of one of its most popular and legendary figures.