Chris Cobbins

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Chris Cobbins
Birth nameChristopher Lee Cobbins
Also known asChris Cobbins
Born (1984-08-30) August 30, 1984 (age 35)
Kansas City, Missouri
OriginKansas City, Missouri
GenresChristian hip hop, Christian R&B, contemporary R&B, urban contemporary gospel
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
Instrumentsvocals, singer-songwriter
Years active2011–present
LabelsLatebloom, Ryan's Brother Creations
Associated actsDerek Minor, Flame, Lecrae, Trip Lee

Christopher Lee Cobbins, (born August 30, 1984), who goes by the stage name Chris Cobbins, is an American Christian hip hop musician and Christian R&B artist from Kansas City, Missouri. His debut album, Hello World, released on October 8, 2013 by Latebloom Records. This album was his Billboard chart debut album.

Early life[edit]

Cobbins was born on August 30, 1984,[1] as Christopher Lee Cobbins,[2] in Kansas City, Missouri.[3] His father, Otis L. Cobbins Jr, is the pastor of Bread of Life East Church, and his mother is Christine Cobbins.[3] He has two brothers, Ryan and Matthew Cobbins, and he has a sister, O'lea Cobbins.[3]

Music career[edit]

His first studio album, Hello World, was released on October 8, 2013, with Latebloom Records.[4] This was his debut album on the Billboard charts, and it happened to land a placement on Top Gospel Albums at No. 33.[5][6][7][8] This will be his only album with the label, as he created his own imprint, Ryan's Brother Creations, which is to honor the death of his younger brother Ryan Terrell Cobbins.[3][9]

Personal life[edit]

Cobbins is married to TraShana Cobbins (Miller), and together they are presently residing in Kansas City, Missouri.[3] Cobbins became a father with the birth of his son, Drew Otis Christopher Cobbins born October 29, 2014. Attended Raytown Senior High School. He is the cousin of former Notre Dame linebacker Lyron Cobbins and Trenyce.


Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions[6]
Hello World[4] 33[5]


  1. ^ Chris Cobbins Facebook (August 28, 2014). "I'll be the BIG 3-0 on Saturday! I appreciate you all participating!". Facebook. Retrieved March 2, 2015.
  2. ^ Broadcast Music, Inc. "Songwriter/Composer: COBBINS CHRISTOPHER LEE". Broadcast Music, Inc. Archived from the original on March 2, 2015. Retrieved March 2, 2015.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Obituary for Ryan Terrell Cobbins". Duane Harver Funeral Directors. December 31, 2013. Retrieved March 2, 2015.
  4. ^ a b Lacy, Dwayne (December 2, 2013). "Hellow World by Chris Cobbins". New Release Tuesday. Retrieved March 2, 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Artist Index: October 26, 2013" (PDF). Billboard. October 26, 2013. Retrieved March 2, 2015.
  6. ^ a b[0]=ts_chart_artistname%3AChris%20Cobbins&f[1]=ss_bb_type%3Achart_item&type=2&artist=Chris%20Cobbins
  7. ^ Cody, Daniel (October 12, 2013). "Album Review: Chris Cobbins – Hello World". Wade-O Radio. Retrieved March 2, 2015.
  8. ^ Davis, Carey (October 10, 2013). "Chris Cobbins – Hello World". Jam the Hype. Retrieved March 2, 2015.
  9. ^ Flores, Roman (November 7, 2014). "Chris Cobbins - Changes and Personal Life". Rapzilla. Retrieved March 2, 2015.