Kenny Warner 3rd. (born March 9, 1980 in St. Louis, Missouri) better known by his stage name Chingy, is an African-American hip-hop music artist.
Chingy is known for heightening his height and voice in all of his songs, however, in interviews and appearances, he uses a regular unstressed voice. His hits date back to 2003 and include: "Right Thurr," "Holidae In," "One Call Away" featuring J-Weav, "Balla Baby" and more recently, "Pullin' Me Back" featuring Tyrese, and "Dem Jeans" featuring Jermaine Dupri." He has also taken part in the "Get Low (Remix)" music video. Chingy goes by the logo "G.I.B.", which stands for Get it Boyz. He was on the road from August 06-January 07 and is now in his hometown St. Louis helping his younger cousin nick simmons aka spiffy Young Spiffy create his debut album, Troublemaka. Spiffy will be the first off his label Slot-A-Lot.
Chingy has recently ceased his dispute with Disturbing tha Peace and has officially signed back to them
St. Louis based Fo-Reel Entertainment home of artists such as Nelly claim to have discovered the talented Chingy, and he was often seen during his early days with their entourage. But lately Chingy and Nelly have seemed to "squash" their dispute. However as time passed Chingy began to distance himself, during which time a feud emerged between Nelly and Chingy. Shortly after, he emerged once again as a member of Ludacris' southern hip hop record label DTP. His relationship with DTP was hugely successful and lead to a successful debut consisting of the lead single "Right Thurr", "Holidae In", and "One Call Away". But later in 2005, Chingy had a monetary dispute with DTP, causing him to leave the label. He released Powerballin' the same year, yielding the singles "Balla Baby" and "Don't Worry". His debut single only made success into the Billboard top 20. In 2006, he squashed his beef with Nelly and appeared in Ali & Gipp's new video "Go Head". He stated in Rap City that he has no beef with Ludacris.