Chip or Chipmunk born Jahmaal Noel Fyffe is a British rapper and songwriter.
He was born on the 26th of November, 1990 in Tottenham, North London, England.
In the past 14 years he has collaborated with the likes of Skepta, T.I., Meek Mill, Ella Mai, Young Adz and many others.
Let’s delve into his biography below.
Chip Full Name
He was born Jahmaal Noel Fyffe but he goes by the stage name Chip or Chipmunk.
He was born on the 26th of November, 1990 in Tottenham, North London, England. He is 31 years old as of the year 2021.
He hails from Tottenham, North London, England.
Chip Early Life and Education
Jahmaal attended Highgate Wood Secondary School in Crouch End, before transferring to Gladesmore Community School.
After completing secondary school education, he underwent his A-Levels at Haringey Sixth Form Centre, scoring a B in Drama, C in Sociology and D in Critical Thinking.
Chipmunk first gained mainstream recognition when Wiley brought him to Tim Westwood’s radio show in 2007 along with Ice Kid and they did some serious freestyle.
Chipmunk signed a record deal with Jive Records of Sony Music UK. He has successfully released eleven top-ten hits on the UK Singles Chart, of which “Oopsy Daisy” debuted at #1.
He released his debut album, I Am Chipmunk in 2009, which charted at #2 on the UK Albums Chart. His second album, Transition was released on 18 April 2011.
In 2008, Chipmunk was nominated for best newcomer at the MOBO Awards, winning two awards: Best UK Newcomer and Best Hip-Hop act.
He also won Best Hip-Hop Act at the MOBO Awards 2009. He also won an award with Emeli Sandé for Best British Single for their song “Diamond Rings”.
The same year Chipmunk won an Mp3 Award at Mp3 Music Awards 2009 for his single, “Diamond Rings”, which was published and promoted by MTV Network.
On 13 January 2012, he announced via Twitter that he had permanently abbreviated his name from “Chipmunk” to “Chip”.
Chipmunk announced his signing to American rapper T.I.’s Grand Hustle Records in March 2012 after leaving Sony following the closing of Jive.
Chip became embroiled in a feud with fellow musician Stormzy, releasing diss tracks ‘Killer MC’ and ‘Flowers’ in October 2020.
This was in response to an incident in June, where Stormzy had entered his apartment block, argued with his family and refused to leave.
Chip Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
He goes by the handle @OfficialChip on Twitter, @officialchip on Instagram and CHIP on Facebook,
Chip Latest Songs
He has released quite a number hit tunes in to the market namely; Mains, Demons, Traumatised, Sin City, High Road, Mic Check, Intro, Calling, Friends, Go Off, Games 7, 10 Commandments among many others.
Check out the official video of the song “10 Commandments” below.