Chino Vividly Narrates the Struggle of Life in the Streets in “Trenchez” Video

While there are a lot of opinions on not only a large portion of the new music released today, but also the artists that make it. Fortunately, one thing still rings true, great music speaks for itself. James Malone best known for his stage name Chino is a rising artist Atlanta, Georgia’s College Park area, makes great music.

Chino began his artistry in high school being influenced by rap legends TI, Luda, and Pimp-C.  He is also influenced by various underground artists as well as the new mainstreamers Future, and YFN Lucci.

In 2015, Chino released his first ever single “Minaj” which landed him the opportunity to perform as part of Radio One’s Hot 107.9, Birthday Bash 2015. Moving forward, Chino released his single “TRENCHEZ” in 2018.

Currently signed to Lil Boyz Entertainment (Lil Boyz Ent.), Chino earned the respect of his peers and music experts alike with the release of his debut album, 1st Impression.

“With 1st Impression, I wanted people to see my artistic range and consistency.  My content is as diverse as the beats I select. I’m carving my own lane, making music that reflects my life and experiences.”

In between interviews and booking performances, Chino currently exploring opportunities to extend the reach of his brand including potential television and film roles. However, music will always be the most important part of artistry.

“Music is everything to me. It’s a part of me and I am grateful for the opportunity to share it with the world.”

Chino is not just one of the most talented artists to emerge in recent years, he just might be the future of Atlanta’s musical legacy.


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