Chester P

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Chester P
Birth nameJoey Coombes
Born (1976-06-21) June 21, 1976 (age 44)
OriginCanonbury, London, United Kingdom
GenresHip hop
Years active1992–present
LabelsMusic From The Corner
Associated actsTask Force, The Bury Crew, M.U.D. Family

Joey Coombes (born 21 June 1976), better known as Chester P, is a rapper in the UK hip-hop scene. He was a founding member of Task Force, Bury Crew and the M.U.D. Family.[1] He and his brother Farma G are both sons of the late musician Peet Coombes.

Chester P Hackenbush has a noted style of 'psychedelic' poetry and has a writing style that has fathered many influences since 1993. One of the pioneering UK hip hop artists to have moulded the scene to what it is today.

Chester P's name was taken from The Chester P. Hackenbush Trilogy which are a collection of graphic novels, featured in an early eighties book, with other graphic novels called Brainstorm, written by Bryan Talbot.

Early years[edit]

Coombes was born in Sunderland but grew up in Canonbury, North London and still lives there today with his brother Farma G, his nephew Remus and his mother.


  • From the Ashes (LP, 2007)
  • Survive or Die Trying (New Mic Order Part 1) (Mixtape, 2008)
  • New Mic Order Part 2 (Mixtape, 2011)
  • New Mic Order (1998)(Mark B presents)
  • ’’The Postapocalyptic Story Teller (2018)
  • ’’The Nameless Project’’ (LP, 2019)

Singles and EPs[edit]

  • "Oh No!"/"Chessmonster" (12", 2007)


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