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Jalil Rashid Sales also known as Chick Da Flyest is a 22-year-old rapper/songwriter from the east side of Cleveland off of St.Clair. Many people are curious where his performing name “Chick Da Flyest” comes from. The first part of his name “Chick” was given by his uncle at the age of 10-years-old. The title “Da Flyest” came a little later while he was in high school because he was label as best dressed. Chick was very known by his trendy apparel, so this is how he put together the name “Chick Da Flyest”.


Chick has been entertaining since the age of 5-years-old. He continued to entertain and write as the years past. But he was inspired to pursue music after the loss of a close family member. In 2009, Chick hit the studio and begins to record his first mixtape “4RM Da Streetz 2 Da Majors” hosted by DJ 5150. This mixtape was released on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2010. The mixtape was a success bringing in up to almost 12,000 views on and currently increasing every day.


Many blog sites featured Chick Da Flyest newest mixtape “Next Episode: Me Against the World” Hosted by DJ 51/50 & DJ Spinatik to help him get the exposure that he needs as an upcoming artist. This mixtape was released August 20, 2010. Chick debut single “Marvelous Feat. Travis Porter” has hit the airwaves.

Chick is in numerous DJ pools since this single has been released. He also has shared the stage with Cleveland’s Own Chip Tha Ripper, Preme, Erika Kayne, Kick Flip B, Blac Cease, Peso just to name a few. The most recent highlight of his career was when he opened up for National Recording Artist “Wale” at Bowling Green University. Chick’s main focus is to reach out to the youth and black society to share his struggles and express the real behind his life story.
With all the progress that has been made, Chick started up his own company “Real Muzik LLC” consisting of inspiring artist Erika Kayne, Chris Da Kidd, T.O. Tha Student, E-Money and R&B Group OpTiOnZ. Chick da flyest music is a mixture of old school hip-hop, storytelling based on real experiences that happens in everyday life. This could consist of topics about poverty, violence, motivation, and how hard it is to be you in this era of time. This is what sets him apart from other rappers of this generation. You can also include his level of creativity, and versatility to separate his talents from those in the music industry.
The people that has been most influential to Chick are Tupac , Notorious B.I.G, Jay-Z, T.I. Eminem, Lauryn Hill, and Lil Wayne.