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West Los Angeles, CA, United States, 2008/01/17 - Chantel “Chani” Christie, daughter of NBA power couple, Doug and Jackie Christie, is set to release her new single for the independent label, Jean Rah Fya Records.
Chantel “Chani” Christie, daughter of NBA power couple, Doug and Jackie Christie, is set to release her new single for the independent label, Jean Rah Fya Records with electrifying producer Ralph Stacy. Ralph Stacy has worked with Luther Vandross, Pink, Paula Abdul, Dru Hill, Aaron Hall, Kci & JoJo, B5, Houston, Color Me Badd, Jagger Edge, Xscape, Bobby Brown, to current superstar Mario. Chani's single titled “Here We Are Again” will be released on January 25, 2008.
Chani, a native of Washington State, began her musical journey singing and studying music at an early age. She has worked with some of the most respected and sought after people in the music industry including vocal coach Nick Cooper who trained Beyonce, Jordan Taylor and many others. She has a sweet, fresh and soulful sound even at the age of 14. “I believe in God and I think he has given me a gift. My Family has always stood behind me and encouraged me in my singing, and I'm very grateful”, says Chani.
"Chani is a breath of fresh air and a producer's dream. She is great to work with because of her versatility as a singer," said Ralph Stacy. "Her interpretation of melody and beautiful vocal timber made my job easy. We didn't have to over produce and package her sound because she has so much natural talent," Stacy added.
Chani has a passion to lead youth across the world as a positive role model. Earlier this fall, she was chosen as the Kids Outreach Spokesperson for the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington DC for 2008. Chani also has a new reality show titled “Coming Up Christie” in which she goes through the vigorous works of releasing her first single called “Here We Are Again”.
“Growing up as a Christie, has taught me the values of leaving a positive impact on the community, I am excited about my new ventures and working with kids across the globe,” says Chani.
About Chantel “Chani” Christie
Chani is a 14 year old singer, established model, and actress who aspires to be a good role model for her peers. Chani grew up in Seattle Washington and is currently attending home school while pursuing her career. Lastly, she will be releasing her first book titled “I Want To Live: A Teen’s Guide to Finding Self Love” in 2008.