CHATA ADDY
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CHATA ADDY

Music – Portland, OR

Chata Addy the Music Man, Chata Addy was born and raised outside of Acra, Ghana, in West Africa. Music has always been part of his life. Raised in a family of professional drummers and dancers, Chata has been drumming and dancing since he was 3 years old. In 1985 Chata moved to America and began performing and touring the world with his renowned uncle Yakubu Addy. Two years later Chata joined his other famous uncle Obo Addy’s traditional and contemporary groups. In 1989 Chata created his own band, Susuma, and has been delighting Northwest audiences ever since with his groovy mix of Afro Reggae and funky highlife. Chata has performed and recorded with the likes of Obo Addy , King Sunny Ade and many others. ...more