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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chipmunk

The English MC and songwriter, Chipmunk was born Jahmaal Fyffe on 26 November 1990 in Tottenham, London. He runs a company called Cash Motto, formerly Cash Motivation, which he uses to release his music and clothing. He also won Best Hip-Hop Act at the MOBO Awards 2009. He also won an award with Emeli Sandé for Best British Single for their song “Diamond Rings”. I Am Chipmunk: The Platinum Edition was released on 3 May 2010. The album then gained a Platinum Certification by the BPI, after making a gross income of £1,550,000 last year making him the highest paid UK rapper. There is no doubt that the 25-years-old English MC and songwriter has definitely paved a successful path for himself in the music industry.

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Here are 10 things you didn’t know about the English songwriter and MC, Chipmunk:

1. Chipmunk was born Jahmaal Fyffe on 26 November 1990 in Tottenham, London.

2. He has successfully released eleven top-ten hits on the UK Singles Chart, of which “Oopsy Daisy” debuted at number-one.

3. In 2006, at the age of 16, he uploaded the song “Who Are You ?” which received a lot of underground success and has reached over 3 million views on YouTube.

4. In 2008, he was nominated for best newcomer at the MOBO Awards, winning two awards: Best UK Newcomer and Best Hip-Hop act.

5. He also won Best Hip-Hop Act at the MOBO Awards 2009. He also won an award with Emeli Sandé for Best British Single for their song “Diamond Rings”.

6. He released his debut album, I Am Chipmunk in 2009, which charted at number-two on the UK Albums Chart.

7. The same year he won an Mp3 Award at Mp3 Music Awards 2009 for his single, “Diamond Rings”, which was published and promoted by MTV Network.

8. His third single, Oopsy Daisy debuted at number one on the UK Singles Charts and later gained a certification of Silver, by the BPI. It is Chipmunk’s most successful single to date.

9. He runs a company called Cash Motto, formerly Cash Motivation, which he uses to release his music and clothing.

10. I Am Chipmunk: The Platinum Edition was released on 3 May 2010. The album then gained a Platinum Certification by the BPI, after making a gross income of £1,550,000 last year making him the highest paid UK rapper.

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