Reggae artist Chronixx began writing songs at age five and was mentored by his father, the Jamaican singer Chronicle.
∙ He got into production and rhythm-building when he was 16, working with such artists as Konshens, Popcaan, and Munga Honorable.
∙ Romaine Arnett of ZincFence Recordz convinced Chronixx to concentrate on his own recording career and released his 2011 debut EP, Hooked on Chronixx.
∙ Major Lazer featured him on the 2012 mixtape Start a Fyah, increasing his exposure outside of Jamaica.
∙ Chronixx’s 2014 EP, Dread & Terrible, reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Reggae Albums chart.
∙ His chart-topping debut album, 2017’s Chronology, earned a Grammy Award nomination for Best Reggae Album.
∙ Chronixx received the Prime Minister’s National Youth Award for Excellence in 2017, in recognition of his contributions to Jamaica’s arts and culture.
HOMETOWNSpanish Town, Jamaica
BORNOctober 12, 1992