Today In Hip-Hop: Chingy Releases ‘Jackpot’

On this day, July 15, in hip-hop…   2003: In the midst of the Midwest revival, Chingy was ready to up the ante to solidify St. Louis’s place in hip-hop. With his catchy hooks and colorful persona, it is safe to say that Chingy belonged as a formidable opponent to Nelly’s comfortable seat as St. Louis’s golden child. The intense grind that Chingy endured, the sleepless nights, and the struggle to create his own identity was defined with this particular moment on July 15, 2003. Chingy released his highly anticipated rookie album Jackpot and has never looked back. Part of DTP’s (Ludacris’s Disturbing The ...

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