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Name: Nnadi Derek Chime
Date of Birth: May 13th 1988
Record Label: Ace Metro Intergrated Media Group (AMIMG)
State of Origin: Enugu State, Nigeria
Occupation/Careers – Entrepreneur, Lawyer, Entertainer
Schools attended:
Primary School: Corona Primary School Jos
Secondary School: Bethany Christian Academy Jos
University: University of Jos

Derek Chime Biography


Nnadi Derek Chime formerly called ‘SHORTY'(born 13th May 1988), is a Nigerian Rapper, Songwriter and recording artist. He’s best known for his ground breaking and chart topping song “The Truth” ft Christine Ben Ameh produced by Geekbeatz. He is currently under the stables of Ace Metro Integrated Media Group (AMIMG) and aswell owning a commercial studio called Ace House

Derek Chime (Nigerian), was born Nnadi Derek Chime in Enugu State, Nigeria. He graduated from University of Jos, with a degree in Law. He has been recording since 2008 (ON and OFF basis)but started doing music officially in 2012 and at the same time setting up his home studio and Ace House Studio, with a series of songs that gained alot of recognition nationwide which included “The Anthem produced by Bauckz (one of his producers/sound engineer), “Shut It Down” produced by Bauckz.


The name SHORTY was a nickname that was given to him long time ago, it came from a character in an old movie with the same name which was played by Fredro Starr and people said he looked like him (Derek Chime)


In January 2015, he was listed as number 2 behind Simi on the list of the TOP 14 ALTERNATIVE NIGERIAN ACTS.

Derek Chime’s album titled MIND OVER MATTER LP which is 1oo% ready, will be out very soon. The whole project is a compendium of massive sounds.