MC Chickaboo

MC Chickaboo

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MC Chickaboo started out in Birmingham in 1992 with DJ GE Real working at some of the biggest raves such as Fantasia, Dreamscape and Jungle Fever. Whilst working in the electronic music scene Chickaboo MC’d with DJ’s & producers including DJ Dazee, DJ Craze, Jumpin Jack Frost, DJ Storm, DJ Bailey, Goldie and Afrika Bambaata. 1998 she had a Live-mix CD release with DJ Wildchild, an exciting female DJ on London’s infamous Kool FM.

The 1st female and main MC for the very 1st Drum & Bass music tour of America & Canada in 1999. (Kung Fu Knowledge Tour)

Chickaboo has also had various voiceover projects including a NIKE TV advertisement.

Never one to stay settled in her comfort zone, and having the lyrical talent to MC to a spectrum of musical sounds, Chickaboo exploded into the BreakBeat scene and before long was working with top producers and DJs alike including Timo Maas.

In 2002 her collaboration with Timo Maas‘, “Shifter”, went to number one on the Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart, and also entered the UK national top 40 charts.

During this time she met and recorded tracks with Rennie Pilgrem and SuperStyle Deluxe to name but a few. She is the front person for Rennie Pilgrem’s band TCR Allstars who have performed at a number of festivals and clubs including Glade, Glastonbury and Fabric. In fact it was with Rennie Pilgrem and BLIM she won the best song “2 Freaks” at Breakspoll 2006.

She has written, performed and recorded vocals for many producers including: Timo Maas, Rennie Pilgrem, King Kooba, General Midi, Suda (Faithless), Bitches Brew, Jeans Jacques Smoothie, Stabilizer, Superstyle Deluxe, BLIM, Hannah Holland, Panic (Bitches Brew), Dr Woogie and The Str8jackets. 

In 2004 MC Chickaboo started working with the original Funky Dred Jazzie B OBE and regularly toured with the Soul II Soul Sound System, which includes festivals, intimate parties, corporate events and the Back II Life festival in Antigua, as well as supporting artists like Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige and Blondie.