New York & LA based singer/songwriter/producer recently premiered his first release of 2017 with Ebro Darden on Beats 1 Radio
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“To The Light”
“To The Light”, which was also featured on OVO Radio and currently with over 100k plays on SoundCloud, is a collaborative production by Phil Good Music and A.CHAL. The song is a continuation in A.CHAL’s soul searching journey, that he introduced on his debut album ‘Welcome To GAZI’ which has reaped over 30 million plays and gained A.CHAL over500k monthly listeners on Spotify alone. “To The Light” he conveys, is reflective of discovering self-love and purpose.
After a successful debut at SXSW earlier this month with three showcases, Noisey x Belvedere: Behind the Scenes, Remezcla: Shattering Stereotypes, and Pigeons & Planes x Staple: No Ceilings, A.CHALcontinues solidifying his career with the support and coverage of major media such as a behind the scenes on Noisey alongside RnB songstressJhené Aiko, features on The Fader, Complex, XXL and USA Today as well as adds to Spotify playlists such as Signed XOXO and Gender Benderamong others.
Since his 2013 debut EP Ballroom Riots, Peruvian born and New York & Los Angeles bred singer/songwriter/producer, A.CHAL has been patiently biding his time. That time would begin its course in early 2015 when he unassumingly returned sharing his new record “GAZI” on his socials. Over the course of that year A.CHAL would gradually gain new followers and interests. As he unhurriedly share new songs introduced by the support of cultural mavens & artists such as Drake’s Co-Manager & October’s Very Own Founder, Oliver El-Khatib, ASAP Worldwide & RCA Records/Sony Music Recording Artist, ASAP Rocky & award winning radio broadcaster/DJ/producer at Apple’s international radio station, Beats1, Zane Lowe.
The release of A.CHAL’s long awaited album ‘Welcome to GAZI’, would soon follow the summer of 2016 to good public response. As the fan favorite record, “Round Whippin” steadily picked up streams and spins at radio. Following its stunning black & white psychedelic visual debut, directed by DIVISION Paris’ Max Vatblé.
Later that summer also saw his debut performance at Day N Festival in Orange County, CA, followed by the launch of his free show series Show Es Gratis. A.CHAL would end the year on a high note, as he joined PartyNextDoor to close out his North American, Summer’s Over tour. With the support & coverage from the likes of the FADER, Complex, Pigeons & Planes, REMEZCLA, Noisey, & Schon to name a few. His impressive debut, the noteworthy video for “Round Whippin,” and his growing touring story, A.CHAL is surely an artist to watch in 2017.