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Ellie Goulding And Xaphoon Jones Cover The Weeknd’s “High For This”: Listen

Becky Bain | May 30, 2012 - 11:40 am

As a bit of a lark, Ellie Goulding covered The Weeknd’s seductive, cinematic song “High For This”, the opening track of the Toronto artist’s debut mixtape House Of Balloons. The Brit singer adds a bit of levity and delight to the somber tune with the help of producer Xaphoon Jones (the non-rapping half of duo ChiddyMore »

Wango Tango 2012 Lineup Includes Nicki Minaj, Pitbull, The Wanted & More

Becky Bain | March 26, 2012 - 11:10 am

KIIS FM’s annual Wango Tango music event is typically jam-packed with (pop) star power, but the 2012 edition seems even bigger than usual. The May 12 event, which will take place at the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA, will include peformances by Nicki Minaj, Pitbull, Maroon 5, Foster the People, B.o.B, The Wanted, GymMore »

Adele’s ’21’ Now Aiming To Match ‘Purple Rain’ Reign At #1

Robbie Daw | February 29, 2012 - 9:42 am

Expect Prince to let out a high-pitched scream that would make James Brown proud. Just one week after its one-year anniversary, Adele’s Grammy-winning 21 has sold another 297,000 copies and holds onto the #1 position on Billboard’s Top 200 for a 22nd non-consecutive frame, thus passing the 21-week stretch of MC Hammer’s Please Hammer Don’tMore »

Chiddy Bang Play Dress Up In “Ray Charles” Video

Becky Bain | January 6, 2012 - 10:57 am

Chiddy and Xaphoon of Chiddy Bang are literally getting into character for their cheerful, fun-loving new video for their single “Ray Charles”, off their upcoming album Breakfast (out February 28). The Guinness record-breaking rap/DJ duo dress up as the Fresh Prince, the Blues Brothers and yes, Ray Charles, in the clip. (Jamie Foxx apparently doesn’t… More »

Chiddy Bang Reveal ‘Breakfast’ Album Cover And Track Listing

Becky Bain | December 20, 2011 - 2:06 pm

After hitting it out of the park with the MGMT-sampling “Opposite Of Adults” and getting inducted into Guinness, rap/DJ duo Chiddy Bang are prepping the their major label debut, Breakfast. The 12-track LP is due to drop February 28, 2012, and if you’re feeling hungry for a bowl of more sick beats and… More »

VV Brown Enjoys A Carefree Day In L.A. In Her “Children” Music Video

Erika Brooks Adickman | November 1, 2011 - 6:57 pm

In VV Brown’s latest music video “Children”, the songstress channels her inner-kid by strolling the sun drenched streets of Los Angeles, riding her bike and dancing in the streets. The 29-year-old explains via Twitter, “It’s a REAL video… showing real people.” (In case you were wondering whether the Angelenos were merely well-cast extras.) Below watch the LollipopsMore »

V V Brown Offers Up Chiddy-Assisted Single “Children”

Robbie Daw | September 20, 2011 - 10:35 am

Today UK singer V V Brown made good on her promise to deliver “Children,” the lead single from her upcoming album (due out next year). The sing-song jam, which was produced by Chuck Harmony and features a rap by Chiddy of Chiddy Bang, interpolates campground song “Do Your Ears Hang Low,” and offers a new… More »

Chiddy Bang Breaks Guinness World Freestyle Record

Becky Bain | April 29, 2011 - 10:14 am

Philly MC Chidera “Chiddy” Anamege of Chiddy Bang spent his Thursday endlessly rhyming words together as he attempted to break the Guinness World Record for Longest Freestyle Rap. He had to rap longer than the previous record of 9 hours, 16 minutes, but, ever the showman, he went a little longer for a finishing time… More »

Watch Chiddy From Chiddy Bang Freestyle Rap For 9 Hours

Becky Bain | April 28, 2011 - 2:07 pm

Chiddy of innovative rap duo Chiddy Bang is going for the Guinness World Record for longest freestyle rap, and to reach that goal, dude has to lay down rhymes for nine hours straight. MTV is livestreaming the event, and as of right now, he’s just passed the two-hour mark. Jump below and watch the magic… More »

Chiddy Bang And Train Practice Safe Sex On New Track “Baby Roulette”

Becky Bain | February 18, 2011 - 5:30 pm

Prophylactics are getting a major push this week, what with Lady Gaga dressing up as a condom on Good Morning America, and now with Chiddy Bang and Train are criticizing the “pull out” method on their cheery new collab, “Baby Roulette”. Trojan, Magnum, Lifestyles — here’s your next jingle! Jump below to listen.
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Chiddy Bang Have A “Bad Day”, Great Song

Becky Bain | October 1, 2010 - 5:31 pm

Freestyle masters Chiddy Bang are back with the bouncy break-up jam “Bad Day”, which samples Darwin Deez’s own “Bad Day”, and features Theodore Grams. (It also happens to remind us just the tiniest bit of Big Boi’s “Follow Us“). Finally, we can retire one-hit-wonder Daniel Powter’s “Bad Day” as the song we play when we’re… More »

PHOTOS: Chiddy Bang Gets “Weird” At Lollapalooza

Erika Brooks Adickman | August 9, 2010 - 10:52 am

Xaphoon Jones, one half of the link swell rap duo Chiddy Bang, tweeted en route to Lollapalooza: “Chicago. Let’s get involved. Let’s get weird.” If by weird, he meant perform an awesome Sunday afternoon set, then it’s clear it was mission accomplished for these guys. These “Opposite Of Adults” twosome were also joined on a… More »

Chiddy Bang Freestyles Your Lollapalooza Survival Guide

Erika Brooks Adickman | August 6, 2010 - 5:08 pm

This year’s hugely anticipated edition of the genre-smashing Lollapalooza music festival kicked off in Chicago today. Is anyone really prepared? To warm up for their set on Sunday, the innovative rap duo Chiddy Bang indulged us by showing off Chiddy’s freestyle skills — but with a catch. We sent the “Opposite Of Adults” duo a… More »

Kelis And Chiddy Bang Hustle Out An “Acapella” Remix

Becky Bain | August 6, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Kelis gets the disco treatment with a Ming remix of her dance track “Acapella,” featuring Philly-based DJ/rap duo Chiddy Bang. Give your mirror ball a spin, throw on your goldfish platforms and jump below for a dancetastic throwback mix.

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Chiddy Bang’s Chidera Takes Us Home To Meet The Family In “Sooner Or Later”

Erika Brooks Adickman | June 29, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Last time we laid eyes on Chiddy Bang, the innovative Philadelphia hip hop duo was leading us on a trippy tour of their hometown, projecting ghostly images of themselves and their logo on walls, road signs and people. But for their newest clip — “Sooner Or Later” —  they dropped the psychedelic stuff in… More »

PHOTOS: Chiddy Bang And Mike Posner Show L.A. A Swell Time

Erika Brooks Adickman | June 16, 2010 - 12:46 pm

Chidera Anamege and Noah Beresin, better known as Chiddy Bang, brought their alternative hip hop sound to Los Angeles’ Key Club theater last night. The duo kicked off their set with their Yelle-sampling song “Fresh Like Us”. Their show included a special freestyling segment—Chidera took five word suggestions from the audience, which included “roller skates”,… More »

Chiddy Bang Learn To Project In New Music Video “Pass Out”

Erika Brooks Adickman | May 6, 2010 - 11:53 am

Chiddy Bang fans rejoice! The “Opposite Of Adults” duo are back with a new music video for “Pass Out”, another banging track off of their Air Swell mixtape. Thanks to directors Mika Farthink-Kohl and Ben Nichols (Kidz in the Hall “Wheelz Fall Off”), Chiddy Bang joins the ever growing list of pop stars making low-budget,… More »

Chiddy Bang’s Heads Blow Up In “Opposite Of Adults” Video

Becky Bain | April 8, 2010 - 12:30 pm

We know the video for Chiddy Bang’s MGMT-sampling “Opposite of Adults” has been making the viral rounds for awhile, but we couldn’t pass up giving the childlike clip some love here on Idolator. The Philly-based duo, made up of emcee Chiddy and DJ/producer Xaphoon Jones, act like a bunch of kids, and look like it,… More »