The Swelly Life

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Step into the Swelly Life: a series of short webisodes that follow Chiddy Bang on their journey through the music industry. From sold-out shows around the world to getting shouted at by their parents, these webisodes are about the ups & downs of being a new band on the rise whilst still dealing with real life, family responsibilities and getting through college. The full-length will be available in August; until then you can get the EP, Opposite of Adults, here.

Chiddy Bang is also extending their US Swelly Life Tour (with Donnis, XV, and Bad Rabbits) through August, so check tour dates on their Myspace.

Chiddy Bang’s “Opposite of Adults” EP

Opposite of Adults EP

You probably heard Chiddy Bang, comprised of Nigerian born emcee Chidera “Chiddy” Anamege and DJ/producer Xaphoon Jones, dropped their first EP, Opposite of Adults. The Philly-based, electro-inspired hip hop duo’s lead radio single of the same name samples MGMT and has been met with critical acclaim since Kanye West posted the video to his much-read blog. The four-track EP is a follow-up to the duo’s celebrated first mixtape, Swelly Express, and seven-song mini-mixtape, Air Swell. Their debut album The Swelly Life is coming August/September.

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Chiddy Bang: “Sooner or Later” Video

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We’ve had an eye out for Chiddy Bang since we heard a bit of their upcoming album, The Opposite of Adults, and their fun video of the title track. This video “Sooner or Later” has a much heavier tone, shot entirely from the first person view of Chiddy, live in Nigeria. The message of this video calls for the Nigerian government to take responsibility for the poverty levels and the accompanying problems in the country … sooner or later.

Check out Chiddy Bang’s recent interview with The Couch Sessions here.