Chuckii Booker (born December 19, 1966 in Los Angeles, California) is a African American singer, songwriter, instrumentalist and bandleader. Events 324 - Licinius abdicates his position as Roman Emperor. Year 1966 ( MCMLXVI) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West African Americans or Black Americans are citizens or residents of the United States who have origins in any of the black populations of Africa A songwriter is someone who writes the Lyrics to songs the Musical composition (chords or Melody to songs or both A musician is a person who plays or writes Music. Musicians can be classified by their roles in creating or performing music An instrumentalist plays a A bandleader is the leader of a band of Musicians The term is most commonly though not exclusively used with a group that plays Popular music as Booker emerged in the late 1980s as a prominent urban contemporary R&B artist and producer. The 1980s was the decade spanning from January 1 1980 to December 31 1989. He began recording music after being signed by his godfather Barry White to his production company in 1984. Barry Eugene White (born Barrence Eugene Carter, &ndash) was an American Record producer, Songwriter and Singer. Later, he played keyboards with a band called Tease for three years.
Chuckii signed a recording contract with Atlantic Records and issued his debut album Chuckii in 1989. Atlantic Records ( Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American Record label best known for its many recordings of Rhythm & blues, Rock The album fared well on the strength of hit singles "(Don't U Know) I Love U" and "Turned Away". The follow-up final album Niice 'N Wild was released in 1992 and yielded another chart-topping R&B hit "Games". Games is the title of a number-one R&B single by Chuckii Booker. Chuckii also wrote, performed and produced the single "Crypt Jam" from the CD soundtrack Tales From The Crypt
Chuckii has recorded & produced with several very prominent recording artist through the years, including Barry White, Janet Jackson, CJ Anthony, Troop, Vanessa Williams,Kool & the Gang and many more. Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16 1966 is an American recording artist and entertainer TROOP is an R&B group from Pasadena California. TROOP has had four number one singles and ten top ten singles on the Billboard R&B Charts Vanessa Lynn Williams (born March 18, 1963) is an American Singer-songwriter and actress. Kool & the Gang are a highly successful American Jazz / R&B / soul / Funk / Disco group He was the musical director, producer and keyboardist for Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation Tour as well as the musical director, He was music director and keyboardist for TLC & their CrazySexyCool tour as well as New Edition (Coming Home tour). Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16 1966 is an American recording artist and entertainer TLC was a Grammy Award -winning American Contemporary R&B, hip hop and pop group consisting of Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins New Edition is an American R&B / Pop group formed in Boston Massachusetts in 1978 that was most popular during the 1980s Recently, he was one of the producers for Lionel Richie's album "Coming Home" released in 2007 and still resides within' as his producer and arranger. Chuckii also was the producer and arranger on Lionel Richie's Collection of Holiday Classics album for NBC's "Sounds of the Season" series of CDs for Christmas. He was also the pianist for Tina Turner for her "Wildest Dreams" tour in 1997 replacing Kenny Moore who succumbed to a heart attack during the tour.
Chuckii has carved a sizeable niche for himself as a record producer for artists such as Lalah Hathaway, Troop, En Vogue, Angela Winbush, Diana Ross, Anastacia, Commissioned, Lionel Richie, and Bette Midler. Lalah Hathaway (born Eulaulah Hathaway is a contemporary R&B and Jazz singer A troop is a Military unit, originally a small force of Cavalry, subordinate to a Squadron and headed by the troop leader En Vogue is a Grammy nominated American female R&B vocal quartet assembled by music producers Denzil Foster and Thomas McElroy. Angela Winbush (born January 28, 1955) is an American R&B / Soul singer-songwriter who rose to fame first in the 1980s R&B duo Diana Ross (born March 261944 is an American twelve-time Grammy and Oscar -nominated singer Record producer and actress whose musical repertoire Anastacia (born Anastacia Lyn Newkirk on September 17 1968 is a Multi-platinum American singer and songwriter Lionel Brockman Richie Jr (born June 20 1949 is an Academy Award and Grammy award-winning American Singer, Songwriter, Bette Midler (born December 1, 1945) is anAmerican Singer, Actress and Comedian, also known (as her informal stage name as He is currently the musical director for Mary J Blige