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22 yr old CHICAGO ARTIST Yung Chi born Christopher X. Young motivated by the poor mans life dedicated his life to music to better himself and get away from the drugs, gangs, and streets that once consumed him in the streets of Chicago. Raised in a household of 4 his single mother and two older brother times was hard as they had to struggle to survive from her two job income and no other help. Growing up listening to 2pac, Biggie, and other artists of that time they influenced him to become one of hip hop's Greatest M.Cs'. Music burns with a passion in his blood and soul, he dedicated himself to tell his story thru his music and to make a better way form him and his family. on his up and coming album Chi-Raq he talks about how it was coming up, his dreams, and thoughts about life and living situation. He tell tales that speaks to a person soul and changes the hearts of other.
Why this name?
I CHOSE MY NAME FROM THE CITY I GREW UP IN! I LIVED IN CHICAGO ALL MY LIFE AND THIS CITY HAS BEEN GOOD TO ME AND BAD TO ME... I FELT THIS NAME WAS RIGHT FOR ME BECAUSE CHICAGO IS WHO I AM IT MADE ME THE PERSON I AM AND I WANT THE WORLD TO SEE A CHICAGO BABY ~YUNG CHI
Do you play live?
YEAH I DO
How, do you think, does the internet (or mp3) change the music industry?
IT HELPS AN ARTIST OUT ALOT WITH PROMOTIONS AND NETWORKING ITS REAL CONVENIENT TO ME CAUSE I CAN PROMOTE AND HANDLE ALOT OF BUSINESS OVER THE INTERNET PRETAINTING TO MY MUSIC CAREER
Would you sign a record contract with a major label?
YEAH I WILL IF THE RIGHT LABEL COME ACROSS... NO RUSH I WANT TO MAKE A PARTNERSHIP WITH EVER I SIGN WITH THAT WAY WE BOTH CAN WORK TOGETHER TO MAKE MY CAREER TAKE OFF THE RIGHT WAY!
2PAC , BIGGIE, ALL THE GREATS I LISTEN TO EVERYBODY ITS SOMEBODY WITH AT LEAST ONE SONG THAT INFLUENCE ME MORE AND
My City CHICAGO, DOWNTOWN CHICAGO THE CITY AT NIGHT IS AMAZING
NO LABEL, RADIO STATION, OR MANAGER WILL DO ANY TYPE OF BUSINESS WITH ME IF I DONT HAVE A STRONG FAN BASE... PLEASE HELP PROMOTE ME AND PLEASE SUPPORT ME IT TAKES MORE THAN JUST ME GOING TO MEETING AND POSTING SONG AND MAKING SONGS TO GET THAT BUZZ YOU PLAY A WAY MAJOR ROLE THAN I DO WITH THE MUSIC... I CAN ONLY DO SO MUCH ALONE.. ILL PLAY MY ROLE AND KEEP MAKING GOOD MUSIC PLEASE PLAY A ROLE AND TELL PEOPLE ABOUT ME... LETS GET IT CHICAGO