Chiddy Bang, the American rapper and hip hop artist, has his name listed in Guinness book of World Records for his passion of being longest freestyle rapper. Chidera Anamege was nicknamed Chiddy Bang. He was born in Nigeria (Umunumo) in 80s and later migrated to US. He was one among his five siblings.
They had a tough life in their early days in United States; they had to suffer even for the bread. He is now based at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. There is not much known about his personal life.
He has been to Drexel University of Philadelphia where he met Zachary Sewall. Chidera Anamege was launched by Zachary Sewall along with a partner Noah Beresin. The American hip hoper Chidera Anamege was nick named Chiddy Bang and partner Noah Beresin as Xaphoon Jones. Anamege’s sound is basically hip hop and fusion of the other alternatives such as Ellie Goulding, Radiohead, Sufjan Stevens, etc. The duo Xaphoon Jones and Chiddy Bang parted their ways in 2013. Beresin left the group to focus on producing and Anamege became a solo artist, and chaged his name from Xaphoon Jones to Noah Breakfast.
It all started in February 2009, when Pretty Much Amazing, launched 5 songs of duo Chiddy Bang and Xaphoon Jones from their Myspace account. Same year in the month of April, they also had a show at Swarthmore College. The duo launched their first mix tape The Swelly Express. The songs were a hit and were released by iTunes. After Swelly Express they launched mini-mixtape Air Swell.
Chiddy Bang and Xaphoon Jones have also appeared in video games (“Here We Go”, “Mind Your Manners” etc). He also worked singly on “Happening” and “Shine” for the movies. Duo also had an agreement with UK based Parlophone/EMI to release an album. He also performed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in December 2010. As a prequel for their upcoming album breakfast, the duo launched Peanut Butter and Swelly as their third mixtape.
After parting ways with Beresin, he released “Breathe” (August 2013) and “HeartBeat” (September 2013), “Baggage Claim” is his unreleased album though it seems to be 90% completed with surprise elements.
His latest song released on February 1, 2017 is “Full Speed Ahead” whose producer is Paul Couture.
Achievements and Awards
His first debut on television MTV O Music Awards, Chiddy Bang had Guinness World Record for Longest Freestyle Rap and Longest Marathon Rapping Record by freestyling for 541 minutes, and 22 seconds. The previous record was with M-Eighty.
Chiddy stole away the Longest Marathon Rapping session, from Canadian, rapper D.O.
In 2016, Hockey World Cup, his song “Opposite Of Adult” was being played as goal song for North American team.
Chiddy Dang Net Worth
The American rapper has a net worth of USD $4 million. Most of the net worth comes from stage shows, television shows, his rap articles and hip hop news. His net worth each year in USD is assumed to be $2 million in 2011, $2.7 million in 2012, $3.3 million in 2014, $3.6 million in 2014 and $4 million in 2015.
Chiddy Bang is a successful rapper from a poor family background and now holds a worth of USD $4 million.