“Hey Mr. DJ”
Chris Ivy was born and raised in the town of Moorhead, MS located 20 miles outside of Greenwood, MS. Growing up in the heart of the MS Delta blues where blues music was and still is predominate Chris, was accustomed to listening to blues music and even getting a chance to learn about blues and its culture from local and passer-by musicians. Chris would often listen to artist he idolized such artists as B.B. King, Bobby Rush, and Marvin Sease. Hoping to one day become a blues singer Chris Ivy set out to show he was determined and, that through his own individuality and, creativity that he could and would be just as good as the greats. In 2008 Chris created H.B. Programs with help of songwriter and producer Trevell Williams. In June of that same year Chris was able to release his debut album entitled “Just Doing Me.”
Having much success from his first radio single “Turn Road” off the album led Chris to be able to perform with great artist such as Nathaniel Kimble, Mississippi Slim, Sweet Angel, Lebrado, Walter Waiters, Omar Cunningham, Denise LaSalle, OB Buchanon, Mr. Sam, J Blackfoot, Ms. Judy, Donnie Ray, Andre Lee, David Brinston, LaMorris Williams, Adrena, Willie Clayton, and Tre Williams, Chris even had the chance to open shows for Calvin Richardson and TK Soul. From there has been able to create and capture a large and loyal fan base across
Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama and, Florida selling out multiple solo headlined shows.
Chris has since completed his 2nd album entitled “CERTIFIED” that includes popular songs such as “Don’t Nobody Wanna Be Lonely”, “Certified “Coochie Lover”, “Spend A Lil Time With You”, and, getting the last single released from “CRETIFIED” “Hey Mr Dj” national radio play. With a large radio presence Chris was able to be a big crowd draw with his attention grasping powerful performances on multiple tours including “The Young Guns of Southern Soul Tour”, the “All Blues Saturday Road Show” hosted by Ms. Beverly McDowell and Ms. Nikki DeMarks, and the “Country Gone Wild Tour” partnering with Big YaYo. Mr. Chris Ivy is a must have for all music lovers.
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