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Calez

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Calez
Birth nameMarcale Jenkins
BornChicago, Illinois
OriginChicago, Illinois
GenresHip hop
Occupation(s)Rapper, Record Producer
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2011-present
LabelsThe Village
Associated actsAlex Wiley, Chance the Rapper, Julian Malone, Jess, Hippie Sabotage

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Marcale Jenkins, better known by his stage name Calez, is an American rapper and record producer from Chicago, Illinois. He is best known for his collaborations with Chicago rappers Alex Wiley and Chance the Rapper, most notably the hit 2015 single, "Navigator Truck."[1] Calez is a member of the Chicago hip-hop collective, "2008ighties."

Musical career[edit]

2011-2015: Various mixtapes[edit]

In 2012, Calez began transitioning from record producing to rapping when he released, "Kid with Raps." The debut mixtape received highly positive reviews from critics and was produced by several prominent producers in the music industry, including Flosstradamus and Mike Zombie.[2] Soon after, in 2014, he self-released and self-produced his own album entitled "Ceito."

Following additional high acclaim, Calez was offered two major record deals from major labels, both of which he turned down.[3] Calez, like many of his associated acts in Chicago, remains independent.

2016-present[edit]

On July 3, 2016, Calez made his radio debut with his hit-song, "312." The song garnered a great amount of attention in Chicago, and is set to be released commercially in his upcoming album, "Baby." [4]

Calez released "Still Good" on August 22. The song received high critical acclaim, peaking at #18 on HNHH and receiving over a million plays worldwide with in a month of release.

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

List of singles as featured artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US Trending 140 US
Rap
"Still Good"
(featuring Alex Wiley, Mick Jenkins, & Donnie Trumpet)
2016 58 Baby

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details
Baby
  • Release: 2016
  • Format: Digital Download
Poppa
  • Released: March 20, 2018
  • Format: Digital Download

Mixtapes[edit]

Title Album details
Kid with Raps
  • Released: February 6, 2012
  • Format: Digital Download
Ceito
  • Released: May 13, 2014
  • Format: Digital Download

References[edit]

  1. "Calez". hotnewhiphop.com. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  2. "Calez – Intermission". genius.com. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  3. "Calez (@calezceito) • Instagram photos and videos". instagram.com. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  4. "BABY (@Calez_) - Twitter". twitter.com. Retrieved 5 July 2016.


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