C-PO

C-PO

 Newark, New Jersey, USA
BandHip HopPop

n an industry over-saturated with artists and producers similar in style, it is rare you come across a new talent that sticks out amongst the rest. Amazingly so, Christopher Porter musically known as C-PO can best be described as a breath of fresh air in today's stagnant hip hop seen.

Biography

In the summer of 2007, Chris Porter known as C-PO released his first record titled "Homicidal", a parody of the Sean Kingston hit "Beautiful Girls". To his surprise Z100 the leading Top 40 station in New York, played the record as an answer to the Kingston hit. After 1.3 million hits on MySpace and 40,000 of his “Welcome to the Future” mix-tapes sold, C-PO realized he had what it took to climb to the top of the charts.

In March of 2010 C-PO released "MUSIC IMPOSSIBLE" on CD Baby and iTunes. Fifteen records were written, produced and performed by C- PO. The MySpace link led to a surprising total of direct sales through the personal website of CPOMUSIC.com. The combination of mailing lists and a small social media campaign led to impressive numbers and more importantly a connection with his audience in which is a reflection of his charismatic personality.

C-PO’s first radio airplay from "MUSIC IMPOSSIBLE" happened by legendary DJ Clue, whom heard the track in a local barbershop and proceeded to play "JUST RIDE" on Power 105.1 in NYC.

After inquiring with Programming-consultant Steve Smith, "I'M NOT LEAVING SOBER" was selected as lead single. New Music Server and Serato's White Label distributed the lead single to thousands of programmers, DJ's and mix-show coordinators. A week later the response to
the record was outstanding. Wired 96.5fm in Philadelphia, KVEG in Las Vegas and stations in the Northeast and down to Miami were on board, viewing and downloading the record.

ESPN recently selected C-PO's "IMMA MAKE IT" for their “highlight-packages” program. Also a full-length video is in pre- production, a release is set for late June.

It's rare that a recording artist has 6 records out the box that have affected a great number of people; but who can blame him for his alluring success. Like many legends, C-PO is a gifted talent who will for sure leave a phenomenal mark in music for years to come.

Discography

Music Impossible featuring the singles
I`M Not Leaving Sobe
Hold It Down
Smell The Money
Back Up