Hakeem Seriki (born November 28, 1979), better known by his stage name Chamillionaire, is a Nigerian born rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is the CEO of Chamillitary Entertainment. Chamillionaire is also the founder and an original member of The Color Changin' Click. He began his career independently with local releases in 2002, including collaboration album Get Ya Mind Correct with fellow Houston rapper and childhood friend Paul Wall. He signed to Universal Records in 2005 and released The Sound of Revenge under Universal. It included hit singles 'Turn It Up' featuring Lil' Flip and the number-one, Grammy-winning hit 'Ridin'' featuring Krayzie Bone of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. Ultimate Victory followed in 2007 and is currently working on Poison. Seriki's stage name Chamillionaire is a portmanteau of 'chameleon' and 'millionaire' While promoting at an event, Seriki and fellow rapper Paul Wall met Michael '5000' Watts, a popular mixtape DJ from northern Houston.
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