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Genre: Rap, World Music

Website: http://www.chachihiphop.com

MP3 (click name to download; click player to stream):
"Something for You" featuring Ze

"In America"


Chachi is an emcee who was born and raised in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. He is a first generation Cape Verdean American who comes from a family of singers and musicians. He has been actively involved in the world of music entertainment for over a decade. He is a man of many talents and has assumed many roles such as emcee, promoter, deejay, ghostwriter, host and has recently formed an independent entertainment company called Big East Music Entertainment. For the past three years Chachi has been a household name around the Providence music scene. He has graced stages throughout the US and Canada opening for artists such as Talib Kweli, Ghostface, Ferro Gaita, Jurassic 5, Ras Kass, Wu Tang Clan, Lupe Fiasco, Susana Lubrano, Clipse, Keith Murray, Kidz in the Hall and 50 Cent just to name a few.

He was voted one of the top 51 emcees state to state by VIBE magazine in the December 2007 issue and he was the first winner on BET's hit television competition 106 & Park Wild Out Wednesdays on January 2nd 2008. Chachi returned to 106 & Park in September to compete in the allstar competition in which he won and was crowned the Wild Out Wednesday 2008 grand champion for hip hop category. Chachi is slowly but surely starting to attract the attention of some industry big shots. He has already won the hearts of hip hop fans throughout the northeast region. With the help of local venues, publications, websites and radio stations, he has accumulated a strong base of fans and supporters. Chachi stepped up his business game and unveiled his new recording studio, BEAT BOX STUDIO, co-owned by long time friend and producer J. Depina and Edgar(Vertygo)Cruz. The studio is located inside the Grant building at 250 Main St. in Pawtucket, RI.

Chachi is a positive influence to the youth in his area. He is a dedicated father, coach, role model and youth advocate who encourages those around him to teach the kids and lead by example. Many people will say that with his resume of accomplishments, he is already a success. He feels he has only just begun. By far his biggest accomplishment is being a father. He loves his pride and joy 7 year old Kyla Jade and his daughter Bella 15 years old, who are both heavily involved in music and are already recording songs in Dad's studio and following in his footsteps. Chachi is a man of many talents who would rather count his blessings than count his problems. He is persistent in his pursuit of a career in music. His love for music has instilled an incredible level of confidence in himself which is evident in his stage performance alongside his deejay and cousin DJ THERION and his newly formed band Eleventh Island. Without the use of gimmicks Chachi uses his microphone and music to showcase his skills, show love to his culture and spread good vibes. Whether signed or unsigned, Chachi is definitely an artist that is worth taking a listen. He's consistently making moves and doing some BIG THINGS in the smallest state. Be on the lookout for his official debut release entitled ABOUT TIME late summer 2009. For more info join the email list on his website www.chachihiphop.com