Chi Ching Ching




Once in a while Dancehall is revitalised with new life. its audience embraces that talent and out of it a new genre of entertainment is born Chi ching ching Born Radion Tashaman Beckford on 19th September 1982 in St Mary, Jamaica to Herbert Beckford and Kathleen Edie, Chi Ching Ching was raised by his father in New Kingston, where he also attended school. As an Adolescent he was not too popular with the ladies, “I was very lanky and poor, Girls were interested in the boys who had money and wore expensive clothes and bag”.

He found his escapism through music and his solace in dancing, at the end of the school day he would enjoy nothing more than to go home, put on the radio and dance. Artists like… buju banton , bounty killer, beenie man who inspired his love for music. His passion of music opened up imaginable possibilities for great accomplishments as an entertainer and one day becoming a household name. In 2003 the family moved to Golden Spring, St Andrew and Chi Ching Ching set about making those dreams a reality. With Dancehall’s pop culture of video-recorded Street Dances, the world took notice of Jamaican residential party nights.

DVDs of Dances such as Early Mondays, Passa Passa, Weddy Weddy, Dutty Fridaze and Hot Monday became the homing ground for newcomers to showcase their talent and potentially become the most sort-after Dancehall Entertainer. CHI CHING CHING…. soon became a popular face and at that time was more familiarly known as All Star. His unique way of standing out soon made patrons and most importantly videographers pay attention and Chi Ching Ching was among others, highlighted as the main feature of these Street Dances. “I would come to the Dance with mi carpet and roll it out and Dance.”

The name CHI-CHING-CHING was born when he started creating slangs mostly comical and very catchy. Children started adopted those slangs and everywhere he went the children in the communities would be like chi ching ching. My Shoes Are Pointing In Many Different Directions… There is no set rule in Entertainment, no boundaries and Chi Ching Ching soon set his talents on other musical journeys. He began work with Big League Productions and voiced the hit song, “Lock Pon Di Ting”. Credible artists took note and soon requested collaborations with the witted tongue entertainer. His collaborations with Beenie Man, Elephant Man, Bling Dawg and Tony Matterhorn initiated the catalyst needed to start work on his debut album, a goal soon in the finishing stages of completion. His second release, ‘Popcorn Pop’, has also been well received and he is currently working on the video for it.

2008 has been a busy year for Chi Ching Ching, with his talents crossing the Atlantic to the UK and shows in Canada, USA and most of the Caribbean islands, he has many shows scheduled over the  year in both Japan and Europe. He has also received many trophi ranging from ‘Best Entertainer’ to ‘Outstanding Contribution in Dancehall’. He become the face of Magnum Tonic Wine on a huge island-wide promotional tour in Jamaica. Giving magnum the slang CRICK CRICK CRICK every time i pop ah magnum cap i hear CRICK CRICK CRICK Everyday We Party…. Chi Ching Ching is without doubt the result of a success story that many authors write about in fiction, yet still gives those who have dreams a hope that they may come true.



Discography

Artist: Chi Ching Ching
Title: Crick Neck (Sean Paul) (Explicit)
Album: I Am Bolt
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Buy Album: £8.99 (2016)
Artist: Chi Ching Ching
Title: Chi Ching Ching
Album: Toll Road Riddim
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Artist: Chi Ching Ching
Title: Everybody Say Chi Ching (Explicit)
Album: Stinking Link Riddim (Explicit)
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Buy Album: £7.99 (2012)
Artist: Chi Ching Ching
Title: Chi Ching Ching
Album: Futurama Riddim
Buy MP3: £0.99 (2011)
Buy Album: £9.99 (2011)

Singles

“Roast or Fry (Breadfruit)” (2016), “Way Up n Stay Up (Remix)” (2014), “Way Up Stay Up” Chi Ching Ching & Popcaan (2014), “Clean & Fresh Remix” Chi Ching, Supa Hype, Munga & Fambo (2012), “Settle Down Pt. 2” Mavado & Chi Ching (2012), “Stinking Link Riddim” (2012 Album), “Futurama Riddim” (2011 Album).

As featured artist

“Crick Neck” Sean Paul (2016), “Toll Road Riddim” Various Artists (2016 Album), “Wicked Wicked Riddim” Various Artists (2016 Album), “I Am Bolt (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (2016 Album), “Stinking Link Riddim” (2012 Album), “Futurama Riddim” (2011 Album), “Mad Collab” Various Artists (2010 EP).

V/A Compilation

“Material Riddim” (2011), “Summer Fling Riddim” (2011), “Cashflow Presents: Reggae Allstar Vol. 1” (2010).

Music Videos
“Roast or Fry (Breadfruit)”, “Get There”, “Hot A Nuh Snap Back”, “One Knock” and “Up”.



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