Chantel ‘Chani’ Christie, daughter of NBA power couple, Doug and Jackie Christie, is set to release her debut single titled “Here We Are Again” on January 25. Her first album, ‘My Dream,’ is due out spring ’08. Chani is also starring in her own reality TV show, “Coming Up Christie,” which will chronicle her life as a Christie and her journey to record her first album. The single was produced by Ralph Stacy from Jean Rah Fya Records . Stacy has worked with Luther Vandross, Pink, Paula Abdul, Dru Hill, Aaron Hall, Kci & JoJo, B5, Houston, Color Me Badd, Jagger Edge, Xscape, Bobby Brown, and current R&B superstar Mario. “I believe in God and I think he has given me a gift. My Family has always stood behind me and encouraged me in my singing, and I’m very grateful,” says Chani.
The 14-year-old talented teen aspires to be a good role model for her peers and is the United States National Youth Ambassador on HIV/AIDS Awareness. She is also the Kids Outreach Spokesperson for the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington DC for 2008.
Chani is also an actress/model who has starred in several national TV commercials, hundreds of print fashion campaigns and voice overs,
A book is also in the works.
“Growing up as a Christie, has taught me the values of leaving a positive impact on the community, I am excited about my new ventures and working with kids across the globe,” says Chani.
For More Information: http://www.myspace.com/mychani.