"A Hip-Hop Shape- Shifter"

-    Kristopher Rivera




El Paso Texas. Thats the first thing that needs to be said in my bio because it alone says so much. It tells you where I’m from, what I represent, and tells you so many things about me with just that. I grew up in the central area with my mom, 2 sisters and little brother. I was 6 years old when my father died but I remember a lot about him. I have many many childhood memories. I used to get bullied in school which is pretty common in reality but everyone finds a different way to deal with it. That’s how I started writing poems. It allowed me to forget any negative situation I may have been going through and eventually I started doing it for fun. When I was in high school, I realized that I could turn my poems into raps if I put them over a beat. I started rapping at parties and kickbacks with my friends and one day one of them invited me to their “studio”. I went and I was hooked. I knew that its what I wanted to do. Make music. I was introduced to a producer by the name of Cas who I started working with on a regular basis. He introduced me to the LFDC guys where I automatically fell into place. They had the energy and talent that I needed to surround myself with and they quickly became my friends. Professionally, I’ve only been doing this for a little over a year. I’ve been in a lot of studios with a lot of great people. I decided I needed to work on music full-time so I quit my job and moved to Vegas to work closely with my manager, DS Junior, and get things going. I have been working hard on my album that dropped in March of 2016. I spend as much time as I can promoting it and performing on stage because thats what I love to do! I feel alive when I’m on stage. But when I truly live is after my shows when often someone will tell me that I’ve inspired them. That they love my music. That’s when I know I’m doing the right thing. Thats when I know that I can’t stop.

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"Krystall Poppin keeps it poppin' in the Sun City" - CityBeat Magazine


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Krystall Poppin set to open for Cardi B


The Cardi B concert on May 21st is nearly sold -out and will take place at the El Paso County Coliseum.  


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"The music world needs more Krystall Poppin." - KVIA News


Raw true talent!



  • Cardi B Concert - El Paso County Coliseum
    Cardi B Concert - El Paso County Coliseum
    El Paso County Coliseum
    Oct 08, 2019, 7:00 PM
    El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 E Paisano Dr, El Paso, TX 79905, USA
    Catch Krystall Poppin LIVE opening for Cardi B in El Paso, TX October 8th at the El Paso County Coliseum Tickets available at:
  • Day of Unity Fest- Houston, TX
    Day of Unity Fest- Houston, TX
    Oct 05, 2019, 3:00 PM
    Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Krystall Poppin performing LIVE in Houston, TX at "Day of Unity Fest" October 5th
  • El Paso, TX - La Parada
    El Paso, TX - La Parada
    San Carlos Building
    Sep 06, 2019, 9:00 PM
    San Carlos Building , 501 Texas Ave, El Paso, TX 79901, USA
    Krystall Poppin Live in El Paso, TX Sep 06, 2019 at La Parada
  •  Cardi B Concert - El Paso, TX.
    Cardi B Concert - El Paso, TX.
    El Paso County Coliseum
    May 21, 2019, 8:00 PM
    El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 E Paisano Dr, El Paso, TX 79905, USA
    Krystall Poppin opening act for Cardi B in El Paso, Texas.
  • El Paso 420 Paint Party w/ Danileigh
    El Paso 420 Paint Party w/ Danileigh
    El Paso County Coliseum
    Apr 20, 2019, 5:00 PM
    El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 E Paisano Dr, El Paso, TX 79905, USA
  • Dallas, TX (18+)
    Dallas, TX (18+)
    Apr 13, 2019, 8:00 PM
    Radius, 2623 Willowbrook Rd, Dallas, TX 75220, USA
  • Austin, TX (18+)
    Austin, TX (18+)
    Club Latinos
    Apr 11, 2019, 8:00 PM
    Club Latinos, 1905 E Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78741, USA
  • Omaha, NE (18+)
    Omaha, NE (18+)
    Apr 06, 2019, 7:00 PM
    Calabar, 6801 Railroad Ave, Omaha, NE 68107, USA
  • Oklahoma City, OK. (18+)
    Oklahoma City, OK. (18+)
    Copa Cabana
    Apr 05, 2019, 8:00 PM
    Copa Cabana, 3544 Newcastle Rd, Oklahoma City, OK 73119, USA
  • Topeka, KS. (All Ages)
    Topeka, KS. (All Ages)
    J&J Gallery Bar
    Mar 31, 2019, 8:00 PM
    J&J Gallery Bar, 917 N Kansas Ave, Topeka, KS 66608, USA
  • Hutchison, KS.
    Hutchison, KS.
    Royal's Bar and Banquet (18+)
    Mar 30, 2019, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Royal's Bar and Banquet (18+), 1514 E 4th Ave, Hutchinson, KS 67501, USA
  • Kansas City, KS
    Kansas City, KS
    Aftershock Live Music Venue
    Mar 29, 2019, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Aftershock Live Music Venue, 5240 Merriam Dr, Merriam, KS 66203, USA
  • Wichita, KS
    Wichita, KS
    Rock Island Live (21+)
    Mar 28, 2019, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Rock Island Live (21+), 101 N Rock Island, Wichita, KS 67202, USA
  • Bellingham, WA
    Bellingham, WA
    Studio B (21+)
    Mar 22, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Studio B (21+), 202 E Holly St Suite 301, Bellingham, WA 98227, USA
  • Denver, CO.
    Denver, CO.
    5280 Sports bar
    Mar 15, 2019, 8:00 PM – Mar 16, 2019, 12:00 AM
    5280 Sports bar, 7575 Broadway, Denver, CO 80221, USA
  • Fort Collins, CO.
    Fort Collins, CO.
    Hodi's Half Note
    Mar 14, 2019, 9:00 PM – Mar 15, 2019, 1:00 AM
    Hodi's Half Note, 167 N College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA
  • San Angelo, TX.
    San Angelo, TX.
    The Beauregard (All Ages)
    Mar 09, 2019, 9:00 PM – Mar 10, 2019, 1:00 AM
    The Beauregard (All Ages), 1421 W Beauregard Ave, San Angelo, TX 76901, USA
  • Santa Fe, NM.
    Santa Fe, NM.
    El Campanario (All Ages)
    Mar 08, 2019, 9:00 PM – Mar 09, 2019, 1:00 AM
    El Campanario (All Ages), 3136 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507, USA