Apr 29 2012
Genre: Hip Hop
U.K. rapper “Chip” (formally “Chipmunk”) is attempting to break the U.S. With two successful albums in the U.K., Chip has now signed with T.I.’s record label, Grand Hustle. Chip is attempting to break the U.S. along with other British artists who have gained success in the U.S. such as Jessie J. and Tinie Tempah. Chip has 5 top 10 hits in the U.K. along with a debut album that charted at number two and received many awards all before reaching his 20′s. You may already know Chip from his song Champion Ft. Chris Brown which was featured in the game Madden 12.
Chip is currently working on a mixtape London Boy, to be released in spring of this year. Rumor has it a large number of our own American superstars, such as T.I., B.o.B, Meek Mill, Chris Brown, Nelly and Busta Rhymes among many others are set to be featured on the mixtape. Chip has already worked with the likes of Chris Brown, Trey Songz and Keri Hilson on his previous album Transition.
Chip gained popularity in the U.K. in the genre of grime with a radio freestyle and transitioned to pop-rap with his debut album. With his sophomore release Chip transitioned to rap with the album Transition. Expect to hear Chip’s name more in the coming months as he attempts to break the U.S. starting with the London Boy mixtape.
Top 5 Songs: Champion Ft. Chris Brown, Take Off Ft. Trey Songz, Look For Me Ft. Talay Riley, Superstar, Oopsy Daisy
Check some of his songs and a list of his releases with download links for his albums and mixtapes below.
To download the best of Chip click here.