Jahmaal Noel Fyffe, better known by his stage name Chip, is a British rapper and songwriter from Haringey, North London. He has collaborated with the likes of Skepta, T. I., Meek Mill, Ella Mai, Young Adz and many others. In 2016, he won Best Grime Act at the MOBO Awards.
About Chip (rapper) in brief
Jahmaal Noel Fyffe, better known by his stage name Chip, is a British rapper and songwriter from Haringey, North London. In the past 14 years he has collaborated with the likes of Skepta, T. I., Meek Mill, Ella Mai, Young Adz and many others. In 2016, he won Best Grime Act at the MOBO Awards. He has released six projects with his most recent being, Insomnia alongside Skepta and young Adz. Chip moved to Atlanta in 2012 and signed to Atlanta Native, TI’s Grand Hustle Records label. On Christmas Day, Chip dropped ‘London Boy’ featuring MeekMill, Skepta,. Movado plus more. Chipmunk runs a company called Cash Motto, formerly Cash Motivation, which he uses to release music and clothing. The company has also released numerous singles by his friend and frequent collaborator Shalo. In 2006, he uploaded the song Who Are You? which has reached over 3,000,000 views on YouTube. At the age of sixteen, he received a high figure record deal with Columbia Records, Sony Music and began recording his debut album. On March 2, 2009, he released his first album from the Diddy record label,Chipmunk. In 2008, he was nominated for best newcomer at theMOBO Awards, winning two awards: Best UK Newcomer and Best Hip-Hop act. He also won an award with Emeli Sandé for Best British Single for their song \”Diamond Rings\”.
The same year he announced via Twitter that he had permanently abbreviated his name from ‘Chip’ to ‘’Chip.’’ In late 2008, in late-2008, he signed to an independent label, Alwayz Recordings, while being signed to Diddy’s record label. In late-2009, he recorded his first single, ‘Diddy,’ which reached #1 on the UK Singles Chart. His second album, Transition, was released on 18 April 2011. In March 2012, he announced his signing to American rapper T.I. ‘s Grand Hustl Records in March 2012 after leaving Sony following the closing of Jive. In April 2015, Chip announced his two-part Believe & Achieve EP project – with EPisode 1 to be released independently on Monday 4 May via his own label Cash Mottos. The EP features productions from New Machine and Chris Loco as well as collaborations with Irish troubadour Maverick Sabre and grime legends D Double E, Jammer, Stormzy, Kano, Wretch 32 and Shalo, among others. He won an Mp3 Award at Mp4 Music Awards 2009 for his single ‘Diamond Rings’, which was published and promoted by MTV Network. He was also nominated for Best UK Youngcomer at the 2008 Mobo Awards and won two awards for his song ‘Oopsy Daisy’.