Reggae music has always been one of the most celebrated music genre in Jamaica and the world at large, this musical genre has been considered to be the soul of the Caribbean and the pride of Jamaica, giving the fact that reggae is one of the most sought-after music genres, there has been a rise of talented reggae artists, with every artiste offering innovative sounds and entertaining Jamaican music.
We have many talented reggae artistes and one super-talented artiste we will be discussing is Chronixx.
Chronixx is a talented Jamaican reggae artiste who has a created a name for himself as one of the most inventive reggae artists in Jamaica. Popularly known as a “little chronicle”, Chronixx has earned a reputation as one of Jamaican’s talented reggae artistes, he had an inclination for music since he was a child and he was taught the rudiments of dance hall music by his father.
Little Chronicle spent his childhood years with talented musical artistes such as Gregory Isaacs and Burro Banton, having started his musical career at the age of eleven, Chronixx released his first single at the age of fourteen.
Chronixx success as an artiste started when he was playing behind the scenes in the musical industry, playing the instrument for well known artists such as Lutan Fyah, he also started out by providing recording assistance to reputable artists such as Popcaan, Konshens and many others.
He gained mainstream success in 2012 when he his song was played on Jamaican radio, festivals and reputable shows, he had his first single released in 2011, and the EP was titled hooked on Chronixx, the release of this first EP helped to increase his reputation as a talented artist as he garnered the attention of music aficionados and became recognized for his unique sounds.
After his success and recognition of his first EP, Chronixx went ahead to release the dread and terrible project, an EP that had seven songs as well as three other bootleg versions. The songs had topped the billboard chart within the first week of its release, the song also topped the reggae charts in UK and Japan. Following his success at the billboards, he was invited to the Jimmy Fallon’s show where he performed for over 5000 people in July 2014. Chronixx had embarked on a variety of solo tours which included America and the ocean region, he had sold shows in New York as well as shows in London, Australia and many more countries.
He won the culture Artist of the year, best new artist and entertainer of the year at the Linkage Awards in July 2014, Chronix was later nominated for a MOBO award in September.
He went ahead to win multiple awards at the 33rd edition of the international reggae and world music awards. Chronixx has created his own record company known as ZincFence Recordz production house, this production company has produced songs for popular reggae artists such as Maverick Sabre and Mavado.
With Chronixx’s rapid success in the musical scene, we can hope to expect more brilliant music and innovative sounds from this music genius.