big pun the beatnuts

After liberating some rare footage of Busta Rhymes and Ol’ Dirty Bastard freestyling, the legendary DJ Tony Touch delivers another blast from the past: footage of Big Pun and The Beatnuts performing their “Off the Books” classic at the Rocksteady 20th Anniversary show back in 1997. Crazy Legs brought out his party trick, too.

Stay tuned for more gems from Tony Touch every week leading up to the release of his new album, Piece Maker 3 (50 MCs Reunion), on June 9.

Watch the classic footage after the jump…

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Watch: Busta Rhymes and ODB Freestyling in ’93