Chink Santana

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Andre Parker, known by his stage name Chink Santana, is an American R&B musician and producer from Washington, D.C. His achievements include co-producing Ashanti,[1] the award-winning debut album from the singer of the same name. He also worked on her follow-up, Chapter II,[2] and has recently co-written and produced tracks on Judgement Days,[3] the second album by English singer/rapper Ms. Dynamite. He was also part of the making of Jim Jones' album, Hustler's P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment).[4]

Early career[edit]

Originally from Washington, D.C., Santana was an original member of the rap group, CCOC (Cap City Outzyda Clique) and a member of the Junkyard Band. Irv Gotti of Murder Inc. Records, heard an independent release by CCOC and, impressed with Santana's production work, brought him into his The Inc. company.

Cameos and Featured Appearances[edit]

He co-starred with Keyshia Cole in her "I Should Have Cheated" music video as her cheating boyfriend. Santana also appeared as singer Ashanti's love interest in the music video for her single "Don't Let Them."

Production credits[edit]

2002[edit]

Ashanti - Ashanti
More Than a Woman - Toni Braxton
  • Me & My Boyfriend [10]

2003[edit]

Chapter II - Ashanti
Ashanti's Christmas - Ashanti
  • Christmas Time Again [26]

2004[edit]

Southside - Lloyd
Concrete Rose - Ashanti

2005[edit]

The Way It Is - Keyshia Cole
Judgement Days - Ms. Dynamite
  • Judgement Day [30]
  • Father [31]
  • Put Your Gun Away [32]
  • You Don't Have To Cry [33]
  • Unbreakable [34]
  • Gotta Let It Go [35]
  • She Don't Live Here Anymore [36]
Exodus - Ja Rule

2006[edit]

Hustler's P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment) - Jim Jones

2007[edit]

Mixtape Messiah 3 - Chamillionaire

2008[edit]

The Mirror - Ja Rule
  • Enemy of the State [45]
  • Sing A Prayer For Me [45]
Tha Comeback - Lil J

2009[edit]

Pray IV Reign - Jim Jones

2010[edit]

Calling All Hearts - Keyshia Cole
  • Take Me Away
  • What You Do To Me

2013[edit]

Pimps In The Pulpit- Pastor Troy & Jack Trip
  • Money & The Power
  • See No Evil
  • It Ain't My Fault
  • Honey
  • Precious Girl
  • Feds Is Comin

Filmography[edit]

Television
Year Title Role Notes Ref
2015 Love & Hip Hop: New York Himself Supporting Cast [52]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti (Ashanti)
  2. ^ Allmusic.com: Chapter II (Ashanti)
  3. ^ Allmusic.com: Judgement Days (Ms. Dynamite)
  4. ^ Allmusic.com: Hustler's P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment) (Jim Jones)
  5. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti - Intro (Ashanti)
  6. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti - Happy (Ashanti)
  7. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti - Scared (Ashanti)
  8. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti - Baby (Ashanti)
  9. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti - Over (Ashanti)
  10. ^ Allmusic.com: Toni Braxton - Me & My Boyfriend (More Than a Woman)
  11. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti - Intro/Medley (Chapter II)
  12. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti - Shany's World (Chapter II)
  13. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti - Rock Wit U (Awww Baby) (Chapter II)
  14. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti - Breakup 2 Makeup (Chapter II)
  15. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti - Rain On Me (Chapter II)
  16. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti - Then Ya Gone (Chapter II)
  17. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti - Living My Life (Chapter II)
  18. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti - Black Child (Skit) (Chapter II)
  19. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti - Feel So Good (Chapter II)
  20. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti - Carry On (Chapter II)
  21. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti - The Story of 2 (Chapter II)
  22. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti - Ohhh Ahhh (Chapter II)
  23. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti - U Say, I Say (Chapter II)
  24. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti - I Don't Mind (Chapter II)
  25. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti - Outro (Chapter II)
  26. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti - Christmas Time Again (Ashanti's Christmas)
  27. ^ a b Allmusic.com: Lloyd - Hustler (Southside)
  28. ^ Allmusic.com: Ashanti - So Hot (Concrete Rose)
  29. ^ Allmusic.com: Keyshia Cole - Situations (The Way It Is)
  30. ^ Allmusic.com: Ms. Dynamite - Judgement Day (Judgement Days)
  31. ^ Allmusic.com: Ms. Dynamite - Father (Judgement Days)
  32. ^ Allmusic.com: Ms. Dynamite - Put Your Gun Away (Judgement Days)
  33. ^ Allmusic.com: Ms. Dynamite - You Don't Have To Cry (Judgement Days)
  34. ^ Allmusic.com: Ms. Dynamite - Unbreakable (Judgement Days)
  35. ^ Allmusic.com: Ms. Dynamite - Gotta Let It Go (Judgement Days)
  36. ^ Allmusic.com: Ms. Dynamite - She Don't Live Here Anymore (Judgement Days)
  37. ^ Allmusic.com: Ja Rule - Thug Lovin' (Exodus)
  38. ^ Allmusic.com: Ja Rule - Mesmerize (Exodus)
  39. ^ Allmusic.com: Ja Rule - Exodus (Outro) (Exodus)
  40. ^ Allmusic.com: Jim Jones - So Harlem (Hustler's P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment))
  41. ^ Allmusic.com: Jim Jones - Emotionless (Hustler's P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment))
  42. ^ Allmusic.com: Jim Jones - Get It Poppin' (Hustler's P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment))
  43. ^ Allmusic.com: Jim Jones - I Know (Hustler's P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment))
  44. ^ "Audio". Chamillionaire.com. Retrieved 11 March 2015. 
  45. ^ a b "Tracklisting for Ja Rule's New Album, The Mirror - XXL". XXL. August 8, 2007. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved March 28, 2016. 
  46. ^ Allmusic.com: Jim Jones - Album Intro (Pray IV Reign)
  47. ^ Allmusic.com: Jim Jones - Pulling Me Back (Pray IV Reign)
  48. ^ Allmusic.com: Jim Jones - Medicine (Pray IV Reign)
  49. ^ Allmusic.com: Jim Jones - Frienemies (Pray IV Reign)
  50. ^ Allmusic.com: Jim Jones - Precious (Pray IV Reign)
  51. ^ Allmusic.com: Jim Jones - Girlfriend (Pray IV Reign)
  52. ^ http://www.vh1.com/celebrities/chink-santana/#cast=love_and_hip_hop

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