NEW KID on the block, Topps aka Topps Chanzo, is a Birmingham born singer-songwriter, rapper and actor. You may be oblivious to the name, but it’ll soon be everywhere you go. He’s a diamond contributor to the new wave of UK Pop and Rap with his relatable and descriptive lyrics.
The talented artist is inspired by artists past and present, including Becky Hill, Boyz ll Men, Ray Watts, Ella Mai, Michael Jackson, Usher and J Cole.
His father was the lead singer of the Birmingham reggae band Beshara and this is where his early love of music began. Topps’ debut single 'Social' has featured in the BAFTA award winning BBC soap Eastenders 9 times despite receiving no national radio support. The song has also been featured in the ITV2 reality show Peckham's Finest and his second single ‘’What’s Your Problem?’’ has been supported by BBC introducing. Topps has since teamed up with a production team called The Haddon Project and together, they have created and released a boxing themed song called ‘’Ring Walk’’. It has been used by various international and professional boxers as their ring walk song on Sky Sports and the USA streaming platforms DAZN and ESPN+. The same song has been used for the promo compilation of UFC star Aspen Ladd.
Say Yes or Say No which amazingly was used for over 2 minutes on Love Island. The exposure of Love Island has gotten the music video over 115k views on Topps own YouTube channel in just 2 weeks.
As an actor he had a small appearance in the first series of BBC's Line of Duty and has appeared in over 15 short films.
This is only the start for Topps, so keep your ears on alert as he continues to grow as an actor and releases more good music.
Topps is an avid fan of Arsenal F.C. and WWE.FanLink