On April 28, 1998, Big Pun released his Loud Records debut Capital Punishment. The vessel launched the Bronx MC into hip hop royalty as he showcased his lyricism on tracks like "You Ain't a Killer" and "Twinz," as the album has stood the test of time for the past 16 years.
The LP was also a first by a Latin MC to go platinum. Read on as BET.com takes a look at several key co-defendants who went on trial with the Puerto Rican MC to deliver his classic Capital Punishment verdict. ― Michael Harris (@IceBlueVA)