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July 4, 2014
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Chi Ching Ching now disc jockey
Sadeke Brooks, Staff Reporter

Still getting traction from his 'Turn Down For What' remix with rapper Lil Jon, dancehall artiste Chi Ching Ching has now taken on the role of a disc jock.

Chi Ching Ching is known in many circles as a dancer and dancehall artiste, but he recently disclosed that he now dabbles in other aspects of the music. He explained that he has partnered with a selector, Silent Addi, who plays the music while he does the toasting.

"I love music very much, so I feel like I can do it. We doing some Major Lazer sort of things. Like how you would have Diplo and Walshy Fire, you have Chi Ching Ching and Silent Addi," he told THE WEEKEND STAR.

With Silent Addi, Chi Ching Ching said he recently took on the DJ role in places like Sweden, Italy, and Germany.

He said they are also gearing up to release a mixtape called Respect De Ship. The mixtape will have songs from Beenie Man, Mr Lexx, Gyptian, Munga, and Laden.

But Chi Ching Ching has not turned his back on being an artiste and is still very excited about the recent Turn Down For What remix with rapper Lil Jon that also features Konshens and Assassin. He said the official remix was released less than two months ago.

"The feeling is great fi know seh the overseas-based rapper reach out to Chi Ching Ching. It only show seh mi fi gwaan work hard and stay focused and humble," he said.

Chi Ching Ching is also pleased with his recent collaboration with Tarrus Riley called Turn Up The Music that was released a month ago.

"It's a party song. Wi tek Tarrus to the party scene. Tarrus is a vibesy man, but nuff people nuh really know that. Is a man weh full a vibes and can tek on the party scene," he told THE WEEKEND STAR, adding that the song and video premiered at Uptown Mondays recently.

Also on the party scene, Chi Ching says he is actively planning events like Respect De Ship that will be held on August 9 and Tun Up - The Pool Party, that will be held at Skateland, Windward Road in Kingston, on August 30.

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