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$kip
Background information
GenresPop
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
Years active2011–present
Website$kip Official Website

Skip (written as $kip) is a singer-songwriter and pop artist.[1] He is known for his single entitled "Skippin'" which is a part from his self-titled debut album.[2] The song was a hit in the Philippines, certified gold.[3]

Music career

At the age of 10, $kip performed for live audiences and clubs where people gave him credits for his act. People also rated him performances. One comment lead him to join a local competition and sang "Benny And The Jets", but didn't he win.[4] Two days after the competition, a call from his old record label offered him to get signed.[5] In 2011, he rejected his label and was forced to move to another one.[6]

$kip's Logo launched in 2012

A week after releasing his first single,[7] the song directly charted in the Philippines where it peaked in the top 8 for 2 straight weeks.[8][9] The single was then a certified Gold. According to PARI (Philippine Association of the Record Industry), the single's certification was supposed to be higher, but all agreed that the single can only make it to Gold.

Skip has said that his debut album will be released some time in December 2012.[10] In February 2012, he performed his second single from the album, titled "Clap! Clap! Clap!". The song directly debuted on the Philippine Charts and there it peaked on number 10.[11]

Discography

Albums

Singles

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
Philippine Charts
2012 "Skippin'"[13] 8 [14] $kip (TBA)[2][12]
2012 "Clap! Clap! Clap!" 10 $kip (TBA)

References

  1. "$kip Artist Profile". http://www.newreleasetuesday.com/artistdetail.php?artist_id=3795. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "$kip, To Release His Debut Album". http://mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=151138. 
  3. ""Skippin'" Is A Certified GOLD". http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=151288. 
  4. "$kip Bio". http://skip.me.pn/bio.html. [dead link]
  5. "$kip's Life: I Have A Career". http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Have-A-Career/2072898. [dead link]
  6. "$kip's LIFE". http://news.hitsquad.com/Artists/kips_LIFE. 
  7. "$kip Releases His Debut Single". http://mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=151072. 
  8. "Philippine Charts (Feb. 12-18, 2012)". http://mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=151084. 
  9. "Charts in the Philippines - (Feb. 19-25, 2012)". http://news.hitsquad.com/Performance/Charts_in_the_Philippines_Feb_19_25_2012. 
  10. "$kip-Album-to-be-released-this-December-12". http://www.newsalbum.com/Article/87578-kip-Album-to-be-released-this-December-12. 
  11. "Philippine Charts - (Feb. 26 - March 3, 2012)". http://news.hitsquad.com/Performance/Philippine_Charts_Feb_26_March_3_2012. 
  12. 12.0 12.1 "$kip's Self-entitled Debut Album!". http://news.hitsquad.com/Interviews/kips_Self_entitled_Debut_Album-1. 
  13. "Skip Get's Skippin' after getting Certified Gold in his debut single". http://news.hitsquad.com/Interviews/Skip_Gets_Skippin_after_getting_the_as_a_Certified_Gold_in_his_debut_single. 
  14. "Charts - Feb. 12-18, 2012". http://news.hitsquad.com/Performance/Philippine_Charts_Feb_12_18_2012.