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Chino XL

Chino XL

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birthday
8th
April, 1974
Birth Place
New York, United States
Birth Sign
aries
Biography

Derek Keith Barbosa (born April 8, 1974), better known by his stage name Chino XL, is an American rapper and actor. He has released four solo studio albums, in which his most recent – Ricanstruction: The Black Rosary – won the 2012 HHUG Album of the Year award
Chino also forged a career in acting, signing with Hollywood talent manager Stacey Castro and subsequently appearing in several films and episodes of television. He was a series regular on Cinemax series Sex Chronicles and appeared in several guest star roles, including Comedy Central series Reno 911! and CBS series CSI: Miami. His feature film credits include a co-starring role opposite Kate Hudson, Luke Wilson in director Rob Reiner’s Alex & Emma and Brandon Sonnier’s directing debut, “The Beat”, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
He is the nephew of Bernie Worrell of music group Parliament/Funkadelic. Barbosa is also a member of Mensa.

Associated Acts

Canibus, Ras Kass, Immortal Technique, Kool G Rap, Kool Keith, Killah Priest, Psycho Les & JuJu of The Beatnuts, Proof, J Dilla, Adrian Younge, Tech N9ne, Roc Marciano, Playalitical, Ghostface Killah

Birth Name

Derek Keith Barbosa

Genres

Hip hop

Labels

American Recordings Warner Bros. Records Metro Records Activate Records Bungalo Records Machete Music/Universal Records Viper Records

Occupations

Rapper, lyricist, actor

Origin

New Jersey

Years Active

1992 present

Name

Chino XL

Nationality

United States of America

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