Chiddy Bang

Genre: Hip Hop / Rap

Country of Origin: Singapore

Chiddy Bang is an alternative hip hop duo from Philadelphia. The group consists of Chidera "Chiddy" Anamege and Noah "Xaphoon Jones" Beresin. The duo was introduced through former band member Zachary Sewall in late 2008 during their freshman year at Drexel University, in Noah's hometown of Philadelphia, PA. Their sound is based on the fusion of hip hop and alternative using samples from artists such as Ellie Goulding, Radiohead, Sufjan Stevens, Passion Pit, MGMT, and Yelle.Chidera "Chiddy" Anamege is from Nigeria who moved to Philadelphia when he was a kid. He went to Drexel where he was neighbors with Noah "Xaphoon Jones" Beresin who did small time d.j.ing. They started making music during their off time.They both dropped out and started making music full time. Xaphoon Jones aka Noah Beresin is a Jewish DJ from Philadelphia. As a kid his family did not have a lot of money so every Hanukkah for about six years his mom and dad would bring out a pot and pan drum set for him to play. As he got older he got more into making beats. His first gig was playing Amazing Grace for his pet rabbit's funeral. He got so good at making beats that he gained a scholarship in music for Drexel where he met Chidera. - Wikipedia