Chel Strong, a multifaceted hip-hop artist/songwriter was born and raised in Detroit, MI but currently resides in Los Angeles, CA. Growing up as the son of grammy award winning Motown songwriter, Barrett Strong, Chel has always had music in his blood. He began his musical journey as a young teenager in several Hip-Hop groups before making his way west where he would begin to truly hone in on his craft. Walking in what seems to be his fathers footsteps, Chel has already penned records with major artists such as Faith Evans and Fonzworth Bentley, as well as writing and performing several songs that have appeared on Film/TV such as: the Box Office film “Growing Up and Other Lies", "VH1's Chicago Black Ink", "VH1’s Baller Wives" and "Bose's SoundLink Commercial with Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton" to name a few.
The craft doesn't stop there, Chel is also currently working on his solo project with upcoming and established producers in the U.S nationwide and has taken his talents internationally linking with producers in Europe to showcase his passion for variety in sound.The Midwest native says, "I just love to create and push myself, therefore I never limit my ears and influences" and this is evident in his upcoming project titled “Walk Like A Giant”. There isn't any question that Chel will dominate in today’s hip hop culture and furthermore in the world of creating and songwriting.