CHRIS MORRIS: An artist in it's truest sense, Chris Morris defines all boundaries with mad versatility. His style is met with grace while his demeanor is poised and driven. Thus he has dubbed himself the truest 'B-Boy Gentleman.' A multi-instrumentalist with a unrivalved talent on the piano, soulful vocals, master emcee, an intricate producers ear, boisterous personality, and all around stage presence gives Chris a superstar welcome on any stage he steps upon. Since the age of 5 he has known what his calling would be. Throughout school he was in every musical class imaginable and won numerous awards along the way. In his hometown of San Diego, CA he has played hundreds of shows as a sought after session player. Producing for many local hip-hop acts (Blame One, A. Diction, J-Holik, etc) gave him street credibility while maintaining his musical integrity. In 2000, his first album was released on Critekal Entertainment, a company started by himself and his brother. Locally successful EP releases followed in 2001 and 2002, with an epic 19 song collection under the alias Christyle followed in 2003. The album has sold marginally well via online outlets such as CDBABY, ITUNES, RHAPSODY, AUDIO LUNCHBOX, etc. He moved away from his hometown in 2002 and returned in 2004 a changed man. He joined forces with old friends (also outstanding musicians) and formed FUNKTUATION. The 7 piece funk driven hip-hop band is quickly garnering a reputation as the hottest new band in San Diego County and poised to break worldwide. FUNKTUATION has already played alongside some of the underground hip-hop scenes biggest talents while sharing the stage with members of WU-TANG CLAN, BLAME ONE, REDMAN, THE VISIONARIES, THE LIVING LEGENDS, A.DICTION, ABSTRACT RUDE and more. As a solo performer, Chris performed at Hollywood's Superstar hangout THE SUNSET ROOM and broke a record as the top selling solo performer in the promoters history! Chris is currently working on numerous projects including his first instrumental album (tentatively titled 'Enter Mental' due Spring 2005), a brand new full length feature album due in Summer 2005 and numerous production projects with various amazing talents (TBA). In addition, Chris has also been offered his first starring movie role which is gearing to shoot in the Fall of 2004 (Chris will also be working on the soundtrack!). All in all, the world is starting to notice the talent that so many already know. Ladies And Gentlement, get ready and please help me announce....CHRIS MORRIS!
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