CHANDLAR... the name sounds familiar?
Maybe you’ve caught one of his performances on 106 & Park or BAM Café in Brooklyn, SOBs or one Sunday evening at The Village Underground, or maybe you were listing to Music Choice radio. Let’s face it, he’s hot!!. CHANDLAR is a bonafide musical triple threat: Singer, Songwriter and Producer.
Born into a musical family and raised on Chicago’s West Side CHANDLAR made the bold move to New York City to pursue his passion for music. CHANDLAR released his debut Strong Emotions in 2004 with the idea of making his presence official in the recording and entertainment industry.
Since the release of Strong Emotions, CHANDLAR has continued to perform across the country opening for acts like Jaheim, R. Kelly and Missy Elliott.
In 2006 CHANDLAR was introduced to Terrance Hannah, a songwriter / Artist development Manager who needed someone to demo his songs. After recording several records for placement consideration, the two decided to formally work together as Artist and Manager.
CHANDLAR became a Q25Music Group / Quarter Management Artist in 2007 and the first Artist on the Q25Music Group Artist roster. In 2008, Q25Music Group released
CHANDLAR – Finally Got My Swagga Back with the first single “Never Thought”.
The record “Never Thought ” was introduced to Music Choice radio in May, 2008 and has been on the Music Choice R&B soul charts ever since, peaking at #25 and getting approximately 20 or more spins a week. CHANDLAR has had the opportunity to have his music played on XM Sattlelite radio and performed live on Power 99 / WUSL, in Philadelphia. . “Never Thought” was added to Singersroom.com and in two months over 32,000 had listened to the record. “Never Thought” has been added to our knowledge to 4 radio stations playlist. “Never Thought” is getting consideration for movie and television placements. CHANDLAR's new single "Keep Doin' Me Like That" has reached #14 in 3 weeks on Music Choice!
CHANDLAR recorded vocal references for 50Cent. CHANDLAR recently recorded a 60sec. spot highlighting his talent on “Spit Your Game” to be aired on BET new Hip Hop video show The Deal. CHANDLAR has recorded radio drops and hosted mix Cds for the Djs who have supported the record in their markets ( Philly / Dj Kam, S.Florida / Dj Dimples, NY/Dj Gold Finger, France ,UK/ Dj Lex , Dj Pooh Heff / Houston). “Never Thought” was mentioned in the Hip Hop Weekly Magazine (Issue 14, Vol.3) in the Record Breakers Top 5 Dj picks. CHANDLAR performed live for the Obama campaign after party in New York.
CHANDLAR has performed the national anthem at local sporting events, as well as radio driven concerts with KISS FM in New York. CHANDLAR participated as the opening act for R&B head liner Bilal at the 2008 Southward African American Day Festival in Newark New Jersey on the BET Sound stage sponsored by BET and Coors Beverage Company.
You can also look to see CHANDLAR performing in New York on the Heineken Red Star Soul Tour and the Black Expo College Tour in September. CHANDLAR – Finally Got My Swagga Back is available on ITunes and CdBaby.com and selected retailers. Q25Music / Quarter Management and CHANDLAR have teamed up with the NBA to perform the national anthem for the NBA at Jam Sessions Center Court in Phoenix Arizona. CHANDLAR also performed his single “Never Thought” at the half time. CHANDLAR was interviewed by NBA TV, NBC 12, Black Athletes on line magazine and promoted his Cd on101.5 JAMZ. Look for CHANDLAR performing at the WNBA All Star events and in your town this Spring.
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