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Hurricane Chris

Rapping since he was just nine years old, Shreveport, LA's Hurricane Chris burst onto the national scene in 2007 with his catchy single "A Bay Bay." After gaining some local attention with his indie singles "Ya Hear Me" and "Yep" along with some mixtape appearances, Hurricane Chris caught local legend DJ Hollyhood Bay Bay being welcomed at a club with the audience chanting "Hey Bay Bay!" Hollyhood was a leader of Shreveport's ratchet movement -- Shreveport's version of crunk or hyphy -- of which Chris was already a member, having joined the Lava House promotion crew and record label, based in the infamous Cedar Grove neighborhood. As Lava House was releasing the successful singles "Ratchet" and then the "Ratchet" remix with Lil' Boosie, Chris was transforming the chant he heard into a saying, "A Bay Bay," which became the Shreveport version of "fo sho." The saying turned into a Lava House single and caught the ear of Atlanta's Mr. Collipark. Thanks to Collipark, the now 18-year-old Hurricane Chris signed a deal with J Records in 2007. His debut album, 51/50 Ratchet, appeared late that year. ~ David Jeffries
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Stations Featuring
Hurricane Chris

    Dirty South

    Dirty South
    1 song

    '00s Hip-Hop

    '00s Hip-Hop
    1 song

Albums by
Hurricane Chris

Top Songs by
Hurricane Chris

  1.   Song
  2.   The Hand Clap featuring Big Poppa
  3.   A Bay Bay (The Ratchet Remix) [Radio Edit]
  4.   Halle Berry (She's Fine)
  5.   Headboard featuring Mario
  6.   Playas Rock by Boxie
  7.   Headboard featuring Mario
  8.   A Bay Bay (The Ratchet Remix) [Extended Radio Mix]
  9.   Getting Money by Nicole Wray
  10.   Get Buck
  11.   New Fashion
  12.   Doin' My Thang
  13.   Coke Bottle
  14.   Get out Yo Mind featuring Bay Bay
  15.   Walk Like That
  16.   No Worries
  17.   Last Call
  18.   Act a Damn Fool featuring Bay Bay
  19.   Bang
  20.   Momma by Nicole Wray
  21.   Beat in My Trunk
  22.   Do Something
  23.   Touch Me
  24.   Hot Like Lava
  25.   Yep
  26.   Secret Lover
  27.   I'm Back
  28.   I Want It
  29.   Beat It Out The Frame
  30.   Outro
  31.   Still Locked Up featuring DJ Hurricane
  32.   Why Stunt?
  33.   Gimme a Bottle featuring Bulletproof-Teflon!
  34.   You Hear Me?
  35.   Intro
  36.   Leaving You
  37.   Stuntastic featuring Bulletproof-Teflon!
  38.   Kick Door
  39.   You Betta Listen
  40.   [CD-Rom Track]
  41.   Im Gon Be Where I Be
  42.   Act a Damn Fool by Bay Bay
  43.   Get Out Yo Mind featuring Bay Bay
  44.   Gimme a Bottle featuring Bulletproof
  45.   Still Locked Up featuring Lil' Polkk
  46.   Stuntastic by Bulletproof
  47.   Yep featuring Billy Broadway

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