Chenier hails from Queens NY and now calls Raleigh NC home. He
discovered his gift to sing when he was 5 years old while singing in the
church. Chenier continued to use his gift as a young man singing in
churches weddings and various musical events.
This motivated him to pursue music in high school. Chenier attended The
Brooklyn Academy of Music where he studied voice and received a partial
scholarship to attend St. Augustines College in Raleigh NC. In college
he developed his songwriting honed his velvet vocal styling and earned
a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems. Chenier also knew
he had charisma and a voice to captivate an audience.
Chenier has a sound that has drawn comparisons to great vocalists like
Brain McKnight and Babyface but he still feel he has a sound of his own.
Like many great singers and performers he credits been influenced by
some of the greats: Smokey Robinson Stevie Wonder Michael Jackson
R.Kelly and Brain McKnight just to name a few. Chenier is finally on his
long awaited career path as a singer songwriter and performer.
His debut smash single One Fantasy which he wrote and arranged received
rave reviews from the Worldwide Songwriters Association. The song
earned Song of the Week for 2 weeks straight with the Worldwide
Songwriters Association. Chenier was also a top 20 finalist in 2005
Unisong International Songwriter Contest with One Fantasy. Even before
the release of his debut album he was a nominee for the 2nd annual
Carolina Music Awards and the 3rd annual Queen City Awards for RB male
artist of the year for 2009. One Fantasy has received frequent airplay
in North Carolina on 88.1FM WKNC courtesy of DJ Mir.I.Am and on 104.5FM
WCCG courtesy of DJ Ike G DA with repeated requests upon its release.
Chenier is something that the music world has been missing a fresh and
sincere sound. Chenier is currently making appearances giving
interviews performing and finishing his debut album titled Mr. Chenier
scheduled to be released in 2011. His music will take you on a
musical journey as he starts a career of longevity. I introduce to
you....Mr. Chenier...The Ambassador of RB