From his very first show, rapper Cris Law (aka Chris Miller) has been garnering praise from a growing cross-genre fan base. As a result, the self-taught drummer has been constantly performing throughout his native Atlanta and beyond, and notably opened up for SOSO Def-signed R&B singer Dondria at her privately-hosted event.
His music is being aired in the U.S states he has played but also further, including on Canada online radio. Having lately secured a management deal with 710 Entertainment Music Group, the music artist wants to keep his integrity, turning down three labels and trusting his management to find “for the right deal” for the artist that he is. 1 in Music met with the maker of smooth flow track “Mucho Dinero”.
1inmusic: Hey Cris, thank you for this interview. Tell us the story of your sound…
Cris Law (CL): My music journey began at the age of 5 when I taught myself how to play the drums. I then started playing in my school band. During my 11th grade in high school, I made my first legit song, called “Hating on me”, that was mixed and mastered and I notice more people coming to me commenting about my song and asking me when was I going to make more.
Honestly I make the same kind of music as fellow Atlanta artist Rich Homie Quan but bringing in the heat and flow of my own style. I can also change my voice to suit the music.
Further down the line, I will be working on music that will be telling about my life once I have an even bigger fan base.
Music is my life so if I am not doing that I am mainly talking about music. Or I am helping others with there music.
1inMusic: Who supports you?
CL: My family, friends and others on my social media.
1inmusic: Who, to you, is the most undervalued music artist?
sometime next year Honestly, every music artist out there, because every one has a story on how they got where they are now, and more so the ones who have actually been through a struggle. I have been there before myself growing up in Trenton NJ.
1inmusic: Let’s talk about what seems to be a natural flow for you. What ignites your song writing flow and what gets you going for your performances?
A beat is all it takes.
When I hear a beat I like or been looking for, or even a custom beat that has that nice kick to it, that’s the spark that will gets my flame really hype.
Just like most artists, I practice and I rehearse by myself or with my group of friends.
Blasting my music loud also helps. I like my music loud so I can get in the zone and block everything else out. I listen more to independent artists like myself. As far as general music, I listen to all styles to help me build my craft and get a different ear for new sounds I’m looking for.
1inmusic: Success to you is…
CL: Just another way of living life, to not have to worry about anything and be able to take care of my family.
1inmusic: What do you wish you were told when you started out and that you think would help anyone who starts out?
Well I wish I wasn’t told anything. I made mistakes in my life doing music but I am happy I have been through that to teach myself and learn from my mistakes. I would tell others to just make sure music is something they want to really do and to make sure they have a passion for it cause doing what I do, you have to really invest into it.
1inmusic: Any upcoming projects?
CL: Been working on a project called ” This is Me ” for a couple months now. No date has been set on release but it’s for some time next year.
You can stay up to date on my Twitter, Instagram, Livemixtapes, Soundcloud, Reverbnation, YouTube.