Chip is an English rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer. He has gained critical acclaim for his lyrical content and delivery, as well as his versatility with multiple genres of music. His signature sound has earned him two MOBO Awards and a Brit Award nomination.

Full Name
Jahmaal Noel Fyffe
Nov 26, 1990
6' 1"
Net Worth


Chipmunk (born Jahmaal Fyffe) is a British rapper from London, England. He was born on 26th November 1990 in Tottenham, North London and grew up there. Chip started to develop an interest in music at an early age, when he realised that his love for it could be converted into a passion for rapping. He first got noticed at the age of 16 when he performed at the Hammersmith Apollo in London. His performance earned him respect from local MCs and industry heads alike.

Chip quickly began to make waves in the UK rap scene, releasing his debut mixtape ‘League Of My Own’ in 2007 which went on to become one of the most acclaimed releases of the year. This led to him signing with Sony Music Entertainment later that same year and releasing his debut studio album ‘I Am Chipmunk’ in 2009, which spawned three UK Top 10 singles: ‘Chip Diddy Chip’, ‘Diamond Rings’ and ‘Oopsy Daisy’. The success of this album cemented Chip as one of the major players in UK rap music, leading to collaborations with some of the biggest names in hip-hop including; Tinie Tempah, Chris Brown and Trey Songz. 

In 2011 Chip released his second studio album ‘Transition’ which featured production from Dr Dre and guest vocals by Emeli Sande and Wretch 32. His third full length release came two years later with the critically acclaimed ‘London Boy’ which featured several collaborations with urban heavyweights such as Giggs and Skepta. In 2016 he released his fourth studio album ‘League Of My Own II’ which included tracks featuring artists such as Stormzy, Bugzy Malone and Shalo Kan. 

Since then Chip has continued to stay relevant within UK rap music by releasing mixtapes such as 'Victory' (2017) and 'LOTM6' (2019). He has also performed at various festivals around Europe including Wireless Festival, Reading & Leeds Festival and Glastonbury Festival amongst others.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1989</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Chip is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On October 9, 1989, Chip, who was born Jahmaal Fyffe, was born in London, England.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2005</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Single "Beast" Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Chip releases his debut single, "Beast", which becomes a Top 20 hit in the UK.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2007</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Debut Album I Am Chipmunk</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Chip releases his debut album, I Am Chipmunk, which is certified gold in the UK.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins MOBO Award for Best UK Act</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Chip wins the MOBO Award for Best UK Act at the 2009 awards ceremony.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Third Studio Album Transition</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Transition is Chip's third studio album and features collaborations with Chris Brown and Trey Songz.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Fourth Studio Album League of My Own II</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">League of My Own II is Chip's fourth studio album and marks the return of his "Chipmunk" alias.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Fifth Studio Album Snakes & Ladders</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Snakes & Ladders is Chip's fifth studio album and features collaborations with Dizzee Rascal, Skepta, Young Adz, and Aitch.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's Passionate</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Chip is an incredibly passionate artist. His music is full of emotion and his lyrics are packed with meaning. He has a unique and powerful sound that draws in listeners from all over the world.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's Talented</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Chip is a highly talented rapper. His delivery is unique, his wordplay is sharp, and his flow is on point. He has won multiple awards for his work, including Best British Male Solo Artist at the BRIT Awards.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Inspiring</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Chip has inspired countless people to pursue their dreams no matter what obstacles they face. He never gave up on his own dreams and achieved success despite growing up in difficult circumstances. His story is truly inspiring!</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Former Math Teacher</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Chip was a former math teacher in his native England before he became a full-time rapper.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> High Profile Collaborations</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Chip has collaborated with some of the biggest names in hip hop and grime, including Stormzy, Skepta, Wiley and Giggs.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Self-Made Artist </h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Chip is an independent artist who has made his own way in the music industry without the backing of a major label.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Rooted in Grime Music</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Chip is widely regarded as being one of the most influential figures in grime music, having been part of the movement since its early days.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Breakout Mixtape</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Chip's breakout mixtape, I Am Chipmunk, was released in 2009 and went on to become one of the best selling mixtapes of all time.</p></div>


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