Chris Rivers Is A Chip Off The Legendary Block In 2 New Looks (Video)

One of the most interesting things about the late, great Big Pun is his creative duality. In his early days with Cuban Link and Full-A-Clips, Punisher favored a horror-core style, as heard on early 1990s Kool G Rap & DJ Polo and Geto Boys records. By the late ’90s however, Capital Punishment thrived (to benchmark levels) because the Bronx, New York lyricist knew quite well how to finesse club and radio-aimed beats, never compromising his abilities.

Chris Rivers no longer needs to go by “Baby Pun.” His skills how his bloodline and his greatest inspiration. The next generation B-X talent hits Friday like 17th like a slasher flick. “Steel Sharpens Steel” is a NSFW video with gratuitous violence, where the massacre on screen matches what Christopher aims to do to the microphone. Steel sharpens steel, and the big shoes Rivers is regular compared against must have made him a monster is showcasing skills.

On the audio side, Chris takes Nicki Minaj’s “Truffle Butter” instrumental, a radio and club hit du jour if ever there was one. The Nineteen85-produced track is no hurdle for Rivers though, who uses the groove to showcase his style and skills in a way that must make radio program directors take heed to the next generation of greatness, and Styles P’s phenom protege:

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