Chopper is new pork skins spokesperson.

Chopper is new pork skins spokesperson.
Making the Band 2‘s break-out star, Chopper, has hit it big. Besides being signed to Bad Boy South, where he’ll release a solo album later this year, Chopper has just signed a major endorsement deal. His face will soon be featured “on bags of Rap Snacks Pork Skins and Cracklins, which will be available in a variety of flavors.” Yes, indeed: not just one, but a variety of flavors! According to a press release, he is “the spokesperson for Rap Snacks Pork Skins and Cracklins, a new product line being launched by the Chicago-based Evans Food Group (www.evansfood.com) and Rap Snacks, Inc., headquartered in Philadelphia.”

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