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He toured as an opening act with Nelly in the summer of 2002 and then became a protégé of Ludacris, who signed him to his newly formed Disturbing Tha Peace (DTP) record label.
The rapper's 2003 summer debut single, "Right Thurr", put him on the musical map as a good-time rapper who specialized in catchy, club-friendly beats and simplistic lyrics delivered in a sing-song, nursery rhyme style.
Howard Bailey, Jr., better known by his stage name Chingy, is an American rapper, singer, and actor.
He formed the rap group Lethal Substance of Dope with his childhood friend Justin.
His summer single, "Pullin Me Back" (featuring actor-R&B singer Tyrese), would find him back on top on the Hot Rap Tracks chart and help Hoodstar debut at number eight on the album chart, but the follow-up single "Dem Jeans", featuring Jermaine Dupri, fared worse although the album did go gold.
Other singles from Hoodstar were "Brand New Kicks" and "Hands Up".
Fueled by "Right Thurr", Jackpot produced the hit "One Call Away" featuring J-Weav and "Holidae In" featuring Snoop Dogg and Ludacris. The album peaked at #10 on the charts and featured the hit single "Balla Baby." The album featured guest appearances from artists R.
Chingy's debut album Jackpot was released on July 15, 2003 on Disturbing tha Peace.Powerballin' sold over one million copies and received a Platinum certification by the RIAA on March 21, 2005.He also was on one of the George Lopez episodes as himself.The lead single is "Fly Like Me", featuring Amerie.The album was released on December 18, 2007 and featured appearances by Ludacris, Bobby Valentino, Steph Jones, Trey Songz, Rick Ross, and Anthony Hamilton.