The story of Chipz is a truly remarkable tale. Not just another young rapper, Chipz is the new millennium's 'Son of Hip-Hop'. Born Shakir Seagers, this Bronx native is known for flawlessly winning at showcases and numerous street battles, figuratively assassinating anyone who steps to the plate. Sharper and faster than rappers from both the old and new school. Though he's young, Chipz is a veteran in the rap/street game. After losing his mother at the tender age of 5, then his Grandfather shortly after, the young rapper chose music as an outlet for all his pain and struggling. 'I remember writing my first rap on the Train with my big brother Cashes; showing me the ropes, Certifying my Swag' Jokes Chipz. Soon family and friends were encouraging Chipz to pursue rap full time, 'I was beginning to see an end to what seemed like an inevitable struggle' Recalls Chipz, only to be informed his best friend had been killed. With what seemed like a strain of bad luck, Chipz lost faith and ran to the streets, in turn came run-ins with the law. 'I realized early on I wasn't going to be a Career Criminal' States Chipz. 'I took to my pen full-fledged without looking back.' Using his trials and tribulations as poetic therapy, Chipz real life experiences have and continue to inspire the rhymes he writes today. 'Rapping isn't just a hobby, it's my wife, my job, my LIFE!' Even after sparking the interest of Violator and other Major labels, Chipz was flabbergasted to hear his mixtape bumping from a passing car on a trip to Miami last year. Honored that the sunshine state had welcomed him, especially after hip hop was pronounced dead... Hip Hop may be dead, but he had a Son! Chipz was nominated by The Underground Music Awards for the (2008 Best Underground Mixtape) and was the only face to grace a 2008 MLB All-Star game Ad To promote the last all-star game at the old Yankee stadium besides a major league player. Impeccable is a great definition of Chipz Grind, which lead him and his Money Under Pressure Music Group Imprint to various meetings with Labels and Chipz Inking A deal With MACKTOWN/SONY BMG. 'He reminds me of a young Jay-Z, says Chipz Publicist . 'I say J because he has always had street credibility, No matter what he said, you immediately knew it held water'. Chipz doesn't only talk what he walks but he embodies everything we crave in a rapper. Swag, Looks, Poise, he's so delicately raw! He's one of those gifted children.' Hip Hop Insiders are expecting big things to come from 'Salute the General, Chipz most recent mixtape, It's a title Chipz is willing, ready and able to accept. With his Modelesque face to his grown man stance, he's got the hip-hop superstar look down pat. His hypnotizing tracks will have people bopping their heads and rhyming along from beginning to end. One listen to Chipz is sure to let people know there's a new General in town.
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