“It’s been a long time coming, but I know a change gone come.”—Sam Cooke
Hailing from the Motor City’s poverty-stricken eastside, C.H.A.D the Change’s life experience gives him the passion and drive to make music that’s emotionally moving and versatile. “It takes C.ourage H.eart A.mbition and D.edication to make the necessary change you want to see”, explains Detroit native C.H.A.D The Change when asked about the origin of his name.
C.H.A.D was originally a member of a popular local hip hop group in Detroit. After some of the group members went to jail and suffered misfortunes, he found it necessary to embark on his solo career. Late 2009, he rose to stardom on radio airwaves with his single “I’ma take it”. Upon the release of his mixtape “The Introduction Crescendo’s” in January 2012,