Choppa was contracted to several record labels. He was signed to Take Fo' Records label, in 2002. In 2006 he signed to the record label Cash Money. He was formerly signed to Master P's No Limit Records. His most successful single was "Choppa Style", which was a typical example of bounce music and was released twice one recorded with Take Fo' Records, and another with Take Fo'/ No Limit/Universal. He started his own record label Street Balla Records in 2003. In 2004 he was signed to Body Head Entertainment, the label on which he released his 2005 album Da Real Choppa and is also a member of Roy Jones Jr.'s hip hop groupBody Head Bangerz. He appeared with Mike Jones and 5th Ward Weebie on the 2004 Dirty Southcompilation released by SwishahouseThe Day Hell Broke Loose 2 AKA Major Without A Major Deal on the song "Throwed". In July 2014 Choppa resurfaced with a new single "Up".
^Kelefa Sanneh (2005-09-19). "CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK; Rapping for a Hometown in Hurricane Crisis". New York Times. Retrieved 2011-02-04. "The victim was the New Orleans rapper (and reality-TV veteran) known variously as Young City or Chopper, an aspiring star who joined loads of established ones inside the Philips Arena for a concert called Heal the Hood, a hip-hop fund-raiser for -- and, in a few cases, by -- victims of Hurricane Katrina."
^ abJayson Rodriguez (2006-12-05). "Da Band's Chopper Signs With Cash Money, Slams Diddy". VH1. Retrieved 2011-02-04. "When Chopper (a.k.a. Young City), formerly of Da Band, was debating which label to sign with after leaving Bad Boy, his decision came down to one thing. When he was down and out, Chopper said, fellow New Orleans native Baby of Cash Money Records provided for him."
^ ab"P. Diddy Inks Joint Venture With Warner Music Group". Soundslam. 2005-04-15. Retrieved 2011-02-04. "Formed in 1994, the flagship company of BBWEG is Bad Boy Records. Other artists include B5, Boyz N Da Hood, Mase, Carl Thomas, 8Ball & MJG, Mario Winans, and promising up-and-coming artists such as Choppa from Da Band and Cheri Denis."