Audio: Chino Cappin – “On My Last”
The Georgia Native Preaches the Power of Self-Reliance On His Latest Single
“He explores his relationships with his loved ones on the deeply personal track” – UPROXX
“Dirty South influences and driving top lines set Chino Cappin apart” – Dummy Mag
Chino Cappin is building a devoted following with his honeyed tenor and raw lyricism. Coming through with a message for his fellow artists on the come-up, Chino shares “On My Last,” a new single. Emoting over a trap-inflected flip of Fabolous’s 2003 hit “Can’t Let You Go,” Chino alternates heartfelt confessions (“I had some n****s I love try to finesse me”) with effortless flexes (“I been getting money, this sh*t bustin’ out my pants too/I’m Michael Jackson moonwalkin’, I’m a bad dude”) in a smoothly melodic pattern. “On My Last” follows the Alamo Records signee’s recent video for “Shine,” which has over 350k views on YouTube, and his anti-Valentine’s anthem “Fake Love.” Over the weekend, Chino shared a live performance of “Shine,” in which he is accompanied by string quartet.
Born and raised in Fort Valley, Georgia, just outside of Atlanta, Chino focused on music as a teenager as a way to escape his rough circumstances. The rapper built a cult following in the Southeast with mixtapes like Cold Hearted and Too Many Losses, which combined strong melodic instincts with braggadocious bars and clear-eyed observations about life on the streets. The 19-year-old artist built buzz with a successful college tour, turning up the heat with singles like “Lap Dance,” “NaNaNa,” and “Different,” a collaboration with YSL-affiliated rapper Yak Gotti. He’s earned praise from UPROXX and Dummy Mag, and told his story in an interview with Dirty-Glove Bastard.
Now signed to Alamo Records, Chino Cappin is ready to bring his tuneful and confident street music to the general public. Get ready for him to make major moves in the months to come, and stay tuned for a new project, coming this summer.
Buy/Stream “On My Last”: http://SmartURL.it/OnMyLastChinoCappin
Watch a string quartet-assisted performance of “Shine”: https://youtu.be/LBSUKjJGC7c
Chino Cappin is a lyricist and singer of many hats. First and foremost, he’s the voice of the streets, with a background in the slums that has given him the creative drive to progress in the packed hip-hop industry. But in addition to his rough and gruff image, he’s a fun-loving goofball, intense creative, and mastermind of charisma. With co-signs from No Jumper and the UK’s Dummy Mag, it’s clear many people from around the world have begun to tune in to hear what Chino’s been saying and continues to say. To date, Chino has amassed over 1.1 million streams, 900,000+ views, and an Instagram following of 28k+. These are authentic, consistent numbers that reveal a fanbase genuinely attracted to Chino in all capacities. His impact can be attributed to his authentic approach to rap and, surprisingly, his process of making music which is a unique take on two well-tested methods. He typically looks to select beats that evoke emotion and then lay down melodies and write to them. However, he also enjoys going off the top with whatever he’s feeling in the moment as well.
“On My Last”: http://SmartURL.it/OnMyLastChinoCappin
“Fake Love”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43UaRZedBeA
“Lap Dance”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cc5nwbQZifw