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Big Pun
Twins: Presented by Tapemasters Inc.

The only way Tapemasters Inc.’s Twins mixtape could be more Latino is if it came with a can of Goya beans. That said, the pairing of Big Pun’s verses and salsa icon Héctor Lavoe’s music (actually producer Willie Colón’s, since they were mostly his concoctions) is a match made in Boricua heaven. East Coast beatsmiths AC and Popular B sample some of the Caribbean genre’s best work from the 1970s, and mix classic Pun with verses from every current Latino MC imaginable. A vision of the potential impact the Bronx giant could have had on the reggaeton movement is showcased in ...

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