Chris Rob

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Chris Rob is an American musician, native to Chicago and currently resides in Brooklyn, New York City. His twist of jazz and cool funk can be witnessed firsthand on the new Leon Ware release "Moon Ride" with the lead single, 'Smoovin', which Chris produced for the industry heavyweight. Chris has made several accomplishments like, opening act at the pre-Grammy brunch sponsored by attorney Londell McMillan and the Artist Empowerment Coalition. He was also featured on both the ASCAP and BMI showcases in lower Manhattan. Chris' first love is playing live and connecting with the audience. You've probably seen him hyping up the audience in the video for 'So High' from John Legend's "Live at The House of Blues" DVD. While on tour as the keyboardist and backup vocalist, he also took on the position of musical director for John Legend's 'Get Lifted' Tour.

Chris was tapped to perform in Washington D.C. for President Barack Obama's inauguration festivities. In addition to his own solo shows, he directs the stage for classic hip hop artists including Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Black Moon, and The Real Live Show. He also collaborates heavily with producers like DJ Spinna (Stevie Wonder) and Devo Springsteen (Britney Spears), makes club hits including his most recent dance single 'Ghetto People' with co-writer and producer DJ Ian Friday. Chris toured with Atlantic Records' artist Laura Izibor as well as his own older brother, actor/comedian Craig Robinson (NBC's "The Office").

His additional stage credits as opening act and supporting musician include Stevie Wonder, Prince & the New Power Generation, Elton John, Snoop Dogg, John Mayer, Ashford & Simpson, Jill Scott, The Roots, The Black Eyed Peas, Alicia Keys, Barry Manilow, Roberta Flack, Common, Michelle N'degeocello, Cee-Lo Green, Anthony Hamilton, Patti Austin, and Pevin Everett. His television appearances include The Grammy Awards, "Oprah", "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno", "The Office", "Late Night with Conan O'Brien", "The Ellen DeGeneres Show", "Jimmy Kimmel Live!", The Soul Train Awards, "Entertainment Tonight", "Raaymond is Laat" (Amsterdam), "Top of the Pops" (Amsterdam, London), and Jules Holland (London).

The Official Bootleg of Chris Rob vol. 1(2003)[edit]

  1. Prelude
  2. Said You'd Never Leave Me
  3. Make Love Tonight
  4. Dance With Me
  5. Tell 'Em
  6. Jessie Bell
  7. Naima
  8. Said You'd Never Leave Me (Live at S.O.B.'s, New York)
  9. Tell 'Em (Live at S.O.B.'s, New York)

The Official Bootleg of Chris Rob vol. 2 (2008)[edit]

  1. Codeword featuring Nemiss
  2. Take Time
  3. Creepin (Into My Mind)
  4. Ghetto People
  5. Good Girl, Hood Girl)
  6. Til We Had Sexxx
  7. Call U
  8. Dirty Movie (Live at The Temple Bar, L.A.)
  9. U Can't Run (Live at Bowery Poetry Club, N.Y)

Mental Notes (2010)[edit]

  1. Not Guilty
  2. Sex.Money. & Drugs
  3. Waiting 4 You
  4. Check Out Dat Body
  5. Take Time
  6. Everyday
  7. 3 AM Sailing

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