Howard Bailey, Jr., better known by his stage name Chingy, is an American rapper. Louis and began rapping in earnest in his late teens.Chingy toured as an opening act with Nelly in the summer of 2002 and He toured as an opening act with Nelly in the summer of 2002 and then became a protégé of Ludacris, who signed him to his newly formed Disturbing tha Peace (DTP) record label.
His summer single, "Pullin Me Back" (featuring actor-R&B singer Tyrese), would find him back on top on the Hot Rap Tracks chart and help Hoodstar debut at number eight on the album chart, but the follow-up single "Dem Jeans", featuring Jermaine Dupri, fared worse although the album did go gold.
Other singles from Hoodstar were "Brand New Kicks" and "Hands Up". Louis rapper said: "I don't think Capitol really knew how to work urban artists, They're really stuck on pop and they didn't know how to market me." Hate It or Love It is Chingy's fourth studio album.
The single was released on November 1, 2013, to i Tunes and radio.
The song reached #2 on the i Tunes Urban chart in both countries, with a video to follow in the coming months.
Watkins section of Kansas City, Missouri and began rapping in earnest in his late teens.