Chippy Nonstop

Video available all weekend July 23rd – 25th

CHIPPY NONSTOP GOT HER NAME FOR A REASON. SHE IS AN AUDACIOUS, ALL CAPS, UNDENIABLE PARTY STARTER. CHIPPY IS A DJ, SINGER, RAPPER, WRITER, PRODUCER, ORGANIZER OF COMMUNITY EVENTS AND AN OUTSPOKEN ACTIVIST WHO’S FIGHTING TO CHANGE GENDER DISPARITY IN THE DANCE MUSIC INDUSTRY.

SINCE CO-FOUNDING ‘INTERSESSIONS’ IN 2017, A DJ WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN, FEMME, NON-BINARY, AND QUEER PEOPLE, THE PROGRAM HAS TAKEN OFF WITH NEW CHAPTERS SPROUTING UP ALL OVER NORTH AMERICA. THE GOALS ARE SIMPLE; TEACHING FUTURE INNOVATORS HOW TO HONE THEIR SKILLS WHILE BEING SELF-RELIANT IN A MALE-CENTRIC INDUSTRY.

LABELLED AS ‘ONE TO WATCH’, PEOPLE ARE NOW PAYING ATTENTION TO HER’. NEVER SHY TO CREATE DRAMA THROUGH HER OUTSPOKEN ONLINE PERSONA, SHE’S AMASSED OVER 70K FANS AND FOLLOWERS, AND BEEN FEATURED IN VOGUE, GAWKER, FADER, VICE AND BOILER ROOM TO NAME JUST A FEW. IN DEMAND, SHE’S TOURED ACROSS ASIA, AUSTRALIA, EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA. CHIPPY NONSTOP HAS WRITTEN SONGS FOR MAJOR LAZER, AND HAD HER MUSIC FEATURED ON NETFLIX, HBO, COMEDY CENTRAL AND IN A STELLA MCCARTNEY CAMPAIGN FOCUSED ON FEMALE EMPOWERMENT.

BORN CHHAVI NANDA IN DUBAI, SHE HAS BEEN GLOBALLY INFLUENCED, FOR IN ADDITION TO BEING OF INDIAN DESCENT SHE GREW UP IN ZAMBIA BEFORE LIVING IN THE US FOR MOST OF HER LIFE. AFTER BEING VERY PUBLICLY DEPORTED, AND BANNED FOR 10 YEARS, SHE’S BECOME A CANADIAN CITIZEN WHO NOW CALLS TORONTO HOME. AND SHE’S MAKING SOME NOISE. CHIPPY NONSTOP IS HERALDED BY DJ MAG AS A “PIVOTAL DJ AND PRODUCER WHOSE INFLUENCE HAS SHAPED THE WORLD OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC, BOTH IN THEIR LOCAL SCENES AND BEYOND”.

AFTER A BRIEF HIATUS FOCUSING ON DJING AND HER WORKSHOPS, CHIPPY HAS MADE HER MUCH ANTICIPATED RETURN WITH HER DEBUT LP AND COLLABORATION, “CHIPPY NONSTOP X DJ GENDERFLUID” THAT RELEASED ON MAY 7TH 2021. TAKING A CUE FROM OTHER AVANT GARDE POP SENSATIONS, THE ALBUM INCORPORATES ELEMENTS OF THE MOST FORWARD THINKING UNDERGROUND CLUB, ELECTRONIC AND TECHNO MUSIC CREATING A RAVEY, PLAYFUL, POP CROSSOVER ALBUM THAT HAS TURN HEADS AND ONCE AGAIN PUT THE ARTIST ON THE FOREFRONT OF POPULAR CULTURE.

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