Chase Enriquez is singer/rapper whose song writing approach and live show blends the skillful lyricism of Hip-Hop's golden age and the raw vocal energy of Rock n' Roll's yesteryear with an attack that differs from the ghosts of previous genre-crossing.
Chase, (formerly Curse) an artist based in Los Angeles, CA was originally born in San Diego, CA and later spent time in Chicago, IL & Atlanta, GA perusing his music career.
He's collaborated with a number of artists across the country including Battery5, Greg Street & the Grammy nominated Track Slayerz. Born in the 80’s, Chase is influenced by many of hip-hop’s greats, as well as rock legends including; Jay-Z, Guns N' Roses, Nas, Led Zeppelin and Big Pun.
Chase’s (Then Curse) 1st appearance was on Middle Ground's debut album “From the ground up,” which was distributed digitally through Rawkus Records. His 1st solo effort, recorded in Chicago, was entitled “Seriously.” While living in Atlanta, he released multiple projects; “Sneakers n Sex” with DJ Cannon of the Aphilliates, his underground ATL hit song and video “Sol Munki Rag,” as well as a mash-up EP of Amy Winehouse’s “Back to Black.” Shortly after, Chase moved to Los Angeles and released “Endless Summer” and “Rome is Burning,” both via digital download.
After a brief stint as a front man for a Heavy Metal band, Chase teamed up with SunNY (So So Def/106 & Park) and hit the road for a small 7 city tour through the East Coast and the Mid West to promote their collaborative Wealthy Emigrants project and their respective solo projects.
Chase's project "Til the Flame Burns Out" was released initially released completely independently in April, 2013 and paved the way to Chase's signing a distribution contract with subsidiary of INgrooves | Fontana. Chase's lead single "Tell Me Why" was first released 12/4/13 Via INgrooves as well as his follow up single, "Mars," which was released 8.26.14. Both are available on all major online marketplaces. 2015 Will see the re-release of "Til the Flame Burns Out; Deluxe Edition" with new material and art work.
Chase's latest project, an EP, "Another Night" was released 3/21/15 via free digital download through SoundCloud. The Title track, "Another Night" will be released digitally via INgrooves | Fontana 7/3/15.
Chase continues to play locally across Southern California. He’s played The Jumping Turtle in San Marcos, CA, The Urban Underground at the Airliner & The Five Star Bar in central Los Angeles as well as a monthly at the Universal Bar and Grill in North Hollywood among others. Chase has received critical acclaim and been featured in such indie online publications such as insideworldmusic.blogspot.com, midtnmusic.com, indiemunity.com and indierapblog.com along with others.