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Hurricane Chris Biography: Inside The Life Of Black American Rapper



Christopher Dooley Jr., better known as Hurricane Chris, is an American rapper. On March 7, 1989, in Shreveport, Louisiana. Dooley had always expressed a desire to become a well-known rapper, and he credits his mother as his inspiration. She is frequently mentioned in his song, and she once hoped to work in the music industry when she was younger. Hurricane Chris wrote his own rhymes at the age of eight and, despite his youth, frequently got into local Shreveport clubs.

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Hurricane Chris released his first single, “A Bay Bay,” on April 10, 2007, produced by Shreveport rapper Phunk Dawg. The song became a hit, reaching number two on the Billboard HipHop-Rap chart and number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States. It also charted at number three in New Zealand, making it an international hit, and was certified platinum after selling over one million copies. Hurricane Chris won four BET Hip-Hop awards for “A Bay Bay,” including Track of the Year, Ringtone of the Year, Rookie Artist of the Year, and Alltel People’s Choice (Viewer’s Choice).

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The music video for “A Bay Bay” was featured in the 2007 film Cedar Grove, reaching number one on BET’s 106 & Park video music show and number three on BET’s Top 100 Videos of 2007.


Hurricane Chris has appeared on other artists’ albums as well as mixtapes. His song “A Bay Bay” was performed on the Louisiana House of Representatives floor in 2009. His godmother, State Representative Barbara Norton, organized the performance.


Despite the enormous success of “A Bay Bay,” Hurricane Chris never recorded another chart-topping song. He has a net worth of $300 thousand.



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