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Chingy was born on March 9, 1980 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Howard Bailey Jr. See full bio »

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 2013 Identity Thief (performer: "Right Thurr") / (writer: "Right Thurr" - as Howard 'Chingy' Bailey)
 2012 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2004 (2012) ... (performer: "Right Thurr", "One Call Away")
 2011 Dance Central 2 (Video Game) (performer: "Right Thurr")
 2008 The Haunting of Molly Hartley (performer: "U a Freak (Nasty Girl)") / (writer: "U a Freak (Nasty Girl)" - as Howard Bailey)
  House M.D. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- House's Head (2008) ... (performer: "U A Freak (Nasty Girl)" - uncredited) / (writer: "U A Freak (Nasty Girl)" - uncredited)
 2007 Norbit (performer: "Dem Jeans") / (writer: "Dem Jeans" - as Howard Bailey)
 2007 Skins (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Tony (2007) ... (performer: "Right Thurr" - uncredited)
 2007 Code Name: The Cleaner (performer: "Ur Uh Freak") / (writer: "Ur Uh Freak" - as Howard Bailey)
 2006 The Wire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Soft Eyes (2006) ... (performer: "Ur Uh Freak")
 2006 Scary Movie 4 (performer: "Let's Ride") / (writer: "Let's Ride" - as Howard Bailey)
 2005 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 8 (2005) ... (performer: "Can't Stop, Won't Stop")
 2005/I Fantastic Four (performer: "Relax") / (writer: "Relax" - as Howard Bailey)
  Veronica Mars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- A Trip to the Dentist (2005) ... (performer: "I Like That" - uncredited) / (writer: "I Like That" - uncredited)
 2005 xXx: State of the Union (performer: "Lookin' for U") / (writer: "Lookin' for U" - as Howard Bailey)
 2005 Robots (performer: "RIGHT THURR", "I LIKE THAT") / (writer: "RIGHT THURR", "I LIKE THAT" - as Howard Bailey)
 2005 Coach Carter (as Howard Bailey, "I Like That", "Professional") / (performer: "I Like That", "Professional")
 2004 Need for Speed: Underground 2 (Video Game) (performer: "I Do")
 2004 Soul Train (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #33.26 (2004) ... (writer: "I Like That" - as Howard Bailey)
 2004 Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (performer: "Right Thurr") / (writer: "Right Thurr" - as Howard Bailey)
 2004 Barbershop 2: Back in Business (performer: "Fallen" (Zone 4 Remix)) / (writer: "Fallen" (Zone 4 Remix) - as H. Bailey)
 2003 Love Don't Cost a Thing (performer: "Take All My Money") / (writer: "Take All My Money" - as Howard Bailey)
 2003 How to Deal (performer: "Right Thurr")
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Alternate Names:

Howard 'Chlingy' Bailey | Howard Bailey


5' 11½" (1.82 m)

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"I love women. It's always nice to have women acknowledge you. But I'm not looking for a girl right now".


Is a former member of Ludacris' group, Disturbing tha Peace. See more »


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