From: TN,United States
Genre: Hip Hop/Rap
Christen “Lil Chris” Parker was born September 29, 2000, to Robert Parker AKA “RIPP” and Andrea Parker in Memphis, TN. He was five years old when his love for music was discovered in RIPPs’ studio. Lil Chris loved being at the studio when RIPP had someone recording, whether it was R&B or hip-hop. Although, he is a hip-hop artist, his inspiration is R&B sensation Usher. Even though he is young in the game, Lil Chris loves the stage, attention and the girls.
It all began the spring of 2006, Lil Chris alone with his cousin on his side as a hype man and his sister and brothers behind him dancing, took the stages around Memphis by storm with his first hit “Kindergarten Kid,” mesmerized his audience with his cute face and amazing talent. Lil Chris was a five year old full of talent ready to explode. When he is not performing, he is a normal little boy playing with his Nintendo Wii against his brothers, but at show time he turns into a Hip-Hop Artist. Christen received recognition from the local news WHBQ Channel 13, when he did a live performance for news reporter Tom Dees, he became an instant celebrity, people were glad to see such young talent. This was only the beginning! Next he was asked to represent the annual Juneteenth Celebration at Douglas Park, which brought on another news interview by WREG Channel 3.
Over the years Lil Chris has performed at many birthday parties, charity events, talent shows,
Skating rinks and family reunions. One reason people adore Lil Chris is because his music is clean and can be played for all ages. Being only 8 years old, Lil Chris is a very busy fellow but, performing is what he loves to do. For instance, Spring of 08 Lil Chris filmed his first music video to the hit single, “Throw Yo Hands Up” which can be watched on Memphis Comcast Cable channel 17, myspace.com/7yearoldlilchris and youtube.com/lilchrisshows. In the Summer of 2008, Lil Chis took the small town of Holly Springs by storm when he made the hit, “Throw Yo Hands Up!” It is now being heard all over the Mississippi airwaves on Holly Springs 92.7 and Greenville 94.3.
Lil Chris can’t stop and won’t stop! He continues making hits like his hot new single “Check Me Out” produced by Young Juve out of Atlanta, Ga. He’s is doing big things to be a little guy! He’s coming out harder and faster and he’s getting better and better. Lil Chris represents the young artist whose out there trying to be heard. Lil Chris is an everlasting artist!