Steady on the move, Chaye Tione is a poet-MC residing in one of the lesser known cities of California. Like his home base he’s free of too-common cliches and, when truly dissected, presents a rare treasure. The usual ego-trippin’, showy and hood rapper is what Chaye Tione is not. He brings pure expression to the naturally combative form of rap. A rapper who brings you into a discussion and thought process amid his own life experiences. And as life goes, Chaye unravels words, jokes and metaphors with the precision perfected with his poetry background. Choosing to go by his government name, he hides behind no moniker. He is simply a man who challenges himself & the status-quo.
Chaye Tione has hit stages from Pamona to San Francisco to Shoreditch and Camden Town, leaving lasting impressions on two continents. Honing his craft since 2005 Chaye Tione now presents AKA Evil Needle + Chaye Tione. Evil Needle hails from Strasbourg, France. Learn more about Needle at http://evil-needle.com/