The Student Programming Association is bringing rapper Chiddy Bang to Penn State! He will be performing a free show Friday, December 6 in Alumni Hall at 10pm.
Chidera Anamege, better known by his stage name Chiddy Bang, is an American
hip-hop star. Chiddy Bang consisted of Anamege and Noah “Xaphoon Jones” Beresin
before their split earlier this year. The two met in Philadelphia, PA while studying at
Drexel University. Beresin frequently collaborates with Chiddy Bang to produce hip-hop
fused with samples from other artists such as Ellie Goulding, Radiohead, Passion Pit and MGMT.
In 2009, the duo released their first mixtape, “The Swelly Express”. On MTV’s O
Music Awards, Chiddy Bang broke the Guinness World Record for longest freestyle rap
clocking in at 9 hours 18 minutes and 22 seconds. Chiddy Bang’s music has appeared on the “NBA 2k12”, “Madden 12” and “Need for Speed:Hot Pursuit” video games. In 2012, Chiddy Bang released their debut studio album entitled “Breakfast”. The first single from album, “Mind Your Manners” premiered on June 29, 2011 and features samples from Swedish pop band Icona Pop.
In 2013, Chiddy released another mixtape entitiled “Baggage Claim” and released the first single, “Breathe” on August 19, 2013. Chiddy relased a second single on September 12, 2013 titled “HeartBeat.”
This is going to be a killer show, so make sure you come out to Alumni Hall this Friday with your student ID to see Chiddy Band for FREE!