- 10:08 AM, May 20
The St. Louis rapper Chingy has stated he's ready to battle other competitors before him. Making his first recording at age 10, Chingy has shaken hip-hop fanatics with his single "Right Thurr" released in 2003.
Before picked out the name 'Chingy', the rapper who born on March 9, 1980, went for several names, like 'Thugsy' and 'H. Thugs'. He decided to rename into 'Chingy', which is a slang for 'money', because he doesn't want to be labeled as gangster.