Music is the medicine” – Dr. Chaii
We have the great pleasure of introducing you to our Spotlight @drchaii. The Zimbabwe-born artist and producer’s catalogue continues to make global impact with its infectious rhythms, and colorful sounds.
His release “Bongo” was premiered by Ebro on Beats 1 Radio and has received spins on Capital XTRA, Real 92.3 and 103.5 The Beat. The song has also been featured on major Apple Muksic playlists such as Best of the week, Future Hits, A-List African and Afrobeats Hits. The Bongo music video was shot in Havana, Cuba and the colorful video has had support from major TV stations including MTV Base and Trace Africa.
His recent song “Jackie Chan” features his frequent collaborator and friend Bantu, also from Zimbabwe. The song appears on the new FIFA 19 soundtrack, reached #23 on the UK Viral Chart, and #32 on Netherlands Viral Chart. It has acquired 197,261 Shazams, 5.2m+ streams on Spotify and 1,2m+ on Apple Music. Dr. Chaii recently released a collab EP called “Coming To America” featuring DaniLeigh, Bipolar Sunshine, and Ice Prince which received great support from various outlets. His song “Stretch” ft DaniLeigh from the EP was also featured as the cover of Afro Vibes on Amazon Music.
Beyond his own artist project, Dr. Chaii has also produced and written for some of the world’s biggest artists. His credits include: Jason Derulo’s single “Tip Toe” feat. French Montana which hit #5 on the UK charts, “Questions” by Chris Brown, “Hey Ma” by J Balvin, Camila Cabello, and Pitbull from the Fast & Furious 8 Soundtrack which was also nominated for a Latin Grammy this past year, “No Lie” by Sean Paul & Dua Lipa, “Por Favor” by Pitbull & Fifth Harmony, and “Familia” by Anuel AA, Nicki Minaj & Bantu from the Spiderman into the Spiderverse Soundtrack.