Capital Punishment
Capital Punishment
Studio album by Big Pun


28 April 1998


July 1997 - February 1998


Hip hop, East Coast hip hop, Latin hip hop, gangsta rap, Mafioso rap




Terror Squad/Loud


Big Pun (also exec.), Dahoud, Danny O, Dead Prez, Domingo, EQ, Fat Joe (also exec.) Frank Nitty, Jugrnaut, JuJu, Knobody, L.E.S., Matty C. (exec.) Mike Zulu, Minnesota, Nomad, Rockwilder, RZA, Showbiz, Trauma, V.I.C., Younglord

Big Pun discography




Yeeeah Baby (2000)

Capital Punishment is the debut studio album by American rapper Big Pun, released in 1998 on Loud Records. The album received critical acclaim, peaking at #4 on the Billboard 200 charts and #1 on the Top R&B Albums chart for two weeks. It was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 1999 Grammy Awards but lost to Jay-Z's Vol. 2... Hard Knock LifeCapital Punishment is regarded as a classic hip hop album because of Pun's technical efficiency and wordplay. It was the first Latin hip hop record to platinum.

Capital Punishment was the only Big Pun album released during his lifetime.

Track listingEdit

No. Title Performer(s) Writer(s) Producer(s) Time
1. "Intro" - - - 0:33
2. "Beware" Big Pun Rios, Tineo Ju-Ju 3:15
3. "Super Lyrical" Big Pun, Black Thought Combs, Elis, Glover, Rios, Stinson, Thompson, Trotter, Wallace Rockwilder 3:28
4. "Taster's Choice - Skit" - - - 1:20
5. "Still Not a Player" Big Pun, Joe Foster, Rios Knobody, Dahoud (co.), Nomad (co.) 3:56
6. "Intermission" - - Mike Zulu 0:21
7. "The Dream Shatterer" Big Pun Rios Domingo 3:33
8. "Punish Me" Big Pun, Miss Jones Pimental, Rios Frank Nitty 4:15
9. "Pakinamac Pt. I - Skit" - - - 1:35
10. "You Ain't a Killer" Big Pun Frierson, Rios Young Lord 4:14
11. "Pakinamac Pt. II - Skit" - - - 0:57
12. "Caribbean Connection" Big Pun, Wyclef Jean Frierson, Jean, Rios Young Lord 3:24
13. "Glamour Life" Cuban Link, Triple Seis, Fat Joe, Armageddon, Big Pun Lewis, Rios L.E.S. 4:43
14. "Capital Punishment" Big Pun, Prospect Dewar, Dewar, Rios Jugrnaut, Trauma 4:20
15. "Uncensored (Skit)" Big Pun, Funkmaster Flex - - 2:12
16. "I'm Not a Player" Big Pun Gamble, Huff Minnesota 3:41
17. "Twinz (Deep Cover '98) Big Pun, Fat Joe Broadus, Cartegena, Rios, Wolfe, Young Big Punisher, Fat Joe 3:49
18. "The Rain & The Sun (Interlude) Big Pun, Dead Prez, Prospect Alford, Gavin, Rios Dead Prez 1:49
19. "Boomerang" Big Pun Cartegena, Padilla, Rios V.I.C. 3:35
20. "You Came Up" Big Pun, Noreaga Rios, Stinson Rockwilder 3:54
21. "Tres Leches (Triboro Trilogy)" Prodigy, Inspectah Deck, Big Pun Barrier, Diggs, Griffin, Hunter, Johnson, Rios RZA 4:19
22. "Charlie Rock Shout - Skit" - - - 0:26
23. "Fast Money" Big Pun Rios Danny O, EQ 3:48
24. "Parental Discretion" Big Pun, Busta Rhymes Lemay, Rios Showbiz 4:33


  • Track 5 features keys and bass performed by Dahoud.
  • Track 21 features scratches performed by Roc Raida.
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