Chantel Jeffries

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Chantel Jeffries
Birth nameChantel Taleen Jeffries
Also known asCeejay, Ceejay the DJ, CJ, CJ the DJ
BornCoronado, California, U.S.
OriginLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Disc jockey
  • record producer
  • model
  • social media personality
  • actress
  • former member of Taz's Angels
InstrumentsDigital audio workstation
Years active2013–present
Labels10:22pm[1]
Associated acts

Chantel Taleen Jeffries[2] is an American DJ, record producer, actress, model and YouTube personality. She released her debut single, "Wait", on May 2, 2018, under Universal Music Group's record label 10:22pm.[3][4][5] The song peaked at No. 10 on the Billboard Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart.

Early and personal life[edit]

Jeffries was born on October 1, 1992, in Coronado, California. Her parents are Colonel Edward Jeffries and Kathleen Jeffries. She grew up with her younger brother and sister in Jacksonville, North Carolina. Her father worked for a military training company and is a Marine Corps veteran. Her family was always on the road traveling from one place to another due to her father's work. Jeffries graduated from Massaponax High School in Virginia, and attended Florida International University where she studied Communication Arts and Fine Arts.[citation needed]

Music career[edit]

2018–present: Calculated Luck[edit]

Shortly after being signed to the Universal Music Group label, 10:22 pm, it was announced that Jeffries would release her debut single on May 4, 2018.[6] The track features American rappers Offset and Vory, who came by and heard the track and wanted to "lay some melodies."[7] "Wait" was officially released on May 4, 2018. A vertical music video for the single was released on June 5, 2018.[8] Jeffries released her second single, "Both Sides", on July 13, 2018, featuring Vory.[9][10] A third single was released on August 10, 2018, called "Better".[11] It featured American rapper BlocBoy JB and Vory. On February 1, 2019, Jeffries released her fourth single "Facts", which features American rappers YG, Rich The Kid, and BIA.[12] A lyric video was released the same day.[13]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
Dance

[14]
US
Dance Digital

[15]
"Wait"
(featuring Vory and Offset)
2018 10 4 Non-album singles
"Both Sides"
(featuring Vory)[16]
"Better"
(featuring BlocBoy JB & Vory)[17]
32
"Facts"
(featuring YG, Rich The Kid, and BIA)[18]
2019
"Chase the Summer"
(featuring Jeremih[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chantel Jeffries Signs With New Universal Label 10:22 pm, First Single Features Offset". Variety. May 2, 2018. Retrieved July 13, 2018.
  2. ^ American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. "WAIT Work ID No.894787994 IPI No.885919567 (JEFFRIES CHANTEL TALEEN)". American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. Retrieved January 6, 2015. WAIT Work ID No.894787994 IPI No.885919567 (JEFFRIES CHANTEL TALEEN)
  3. ^ "Watch Chantel Jeffries' Social Media Star-Studded Video for 'Wait' (EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE)". Variety. May 4, 2018. Retrieved July 13, 2018.
  4. ^ "Exclusive: Chantel Jeffries Talks Debut EP, Offset Collaboration, & Power of Social Media". Rap-Up. May 4, 2018. Retrieved July 13, 2018.
  5. ^ "Wait (feat. Offset & Vory) - Single". iTunes. May 4, 2018. Retrieved July 13, 2018.
  6. ^ "Chantel Jeffries Signs With New Universal Label 10:22 pm, First Single Features Offset". MSN. May 2, 2018. Archived from the original on July 14, 2018. Retrieved July 13, 2018.
  7. ^ "Chantel Jeffries on How Her Offset-Assisted Single "Wait" Came Together". Complex. May 4, 2018. Retrieved July 13, 2018.
  8. ^ "Chantel Jeffries - Wait feat. Offset & Vory (Vertical Video)". YouTube. June 5, 2018. Retrieved July 13, 2018.[permanent dead link]
  9. ^ "Chantel Jeffries Grabs Vory For New Beat "Both Sides"". HotNewHipHop. July 13, 2018. Retrieved July 13, 2018.
  10. ^ "CHANTEL JEFFRIES DROPS NEW SINGLE "BOTH SIDES" FT. VORY". VentsMagazine. July 13, 2018. Retrieved July 13, 2018.
  11. ^ "Chantel Jeffries Launches New Quay Australia Collection Before Dropping New Single 'Better'". JustJaredJR. August 10, 2018. Retrieved August 11, 2018.[permanent dead link]
  12. ^ "Chantel Jeffries Enlists YG, Rich the Kid, Bia for Brash New Song 'Facts'". RollingStone. February 1, 2019. Retrieved February 7, 2019.
  13. ^ "Chantel Jeffries - Facts ft. YG, Rich The Kid, & BIA (Lyric Video)". YouTube. February 1, 2019. Retrieved February 7, 2019.
  14. ^ "Chantel Jeffries – Dance/Electronic Songs: May 19, 2018". Billboard. Retrieved July 13, 2018.
  15. ^ "Chantel Jeffries – Dance Digital Songs History". Billboard. Retrieved July 13, 2018.
  16. ^ "Both Sides – Single". iTunes. Retrieved July 13, 2018.
  17. ^ "Better – Single". iTunes. Retrieved August 11, 2018.
  18. ^ "Facts – Single". iTunes. Retrieved February 7, 2019.
  19. ^ "Chase the Summer – Single". iTunes. Retrieved January 20, 2020.