CHINGY Biography - Musicians


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Name: Howard Bailey, Jr.                                                           
Also known as Ching-a-ling                                                         
Born: 9 March 1980 St. Louis, Missouri, USA                                         
Howard Bailey, Jr., better known by his stage name Chingy, is an American hip-hop   
music artist. His hits date back to 2003 and include: "Right Thurr," "Holidae In," 
"One Call Away" featuring J-Weav, "Balla Baby" and more recently, "Pullin' Me       
Back" featuring Tyrese, and "Dem Jeans" featuring Jermaine Dupri." He has also     
taken part in the "Get Low (Remix)" music video. Chingy goes by the logo "G.I.B.", 
which stands for Get it Boyz. He was on the road from August 6-January 7 and is     
now in his hometown St. Louis helping his younger cousin Young Spiffy create his   
debut album, Troublemaka. Spiffy will be the first off his label Slot-A-Lot         
Chingy has recently ceased his dispute with Disturbing tha Peace and has           
officially signed back to them.                                                     
Chingy is the CEO and flagship artist of Slot-A-Lot Records. He is partially       
responsible for the career of J-Kwon. He is working with his protogee, Young       
Spiffy. Chingy is signed in a joint-venture between Disturbing Tha Peace (DTP)     
and his own Slot-A-Lot Records. He has been involved in numerous rap feuds         
including Nelly, Ludacris, and the St. Lunatics. Chingy is also involved a a       
feud with former label, Capitol Records.