Hurricane Chris (Rapper Arrested & Charged) Wiki – Hurricane Chris (Rapper Arrested & Charged) Biography
Christopher Jerrod Dooley Jr., known professionally as Hurricane Chris, is an American rapper from [[His commercial debut single was “A Bay Bay”, and his debut studio album was 51/50 Ratchet (2006).
Hurricane was arrested early on Friday morning, June 19. The 31-year-old was charged with one count of second-degree murder in the shooting death of a man outside a Shreveport, Louisiana, convenience store.
The Shreveport Police Department told news outlet KTBS that the fatal shooting occurred at the Texaco convenience store in the 2600 block of Hollywood Avenue, just after 1 a.m. The victim, whose name has not yet been released, was taken to Ochsner LSU Health hospital with multiple gunshot wounds and later died.
Facts You Need to Know
March 7, 1989, Shreveport, LA
Christopher Jerrod Dooley Jr.
Huntington High School
51/50 Ratchet, Unleashed, King Cane, MORE
Polo Grounds Music, Rap-A-Lot Records, J Records
He is 31 years old.
Dooley is best known for “A Bay Bay,” which has over 10 million listens on Spotify, “Halle Berry (She’s Fine),” which has been listened to over 5 million times, and “Playas Rock.” His Spotify artist page has over 320,000 monthly listeners. According to his profile, he began rapping at the age of 9.
Dooley is also known for being the godson of Louisiana State Representative Barbara Norton, a Democrat who served in the House of Representatives from 2008 to 2020. In 2009, Dooley caused some controversy when Norton invited the rapper to perform on the Louisiana House Floor. Dooley performed a clean version of his song “Halle Berry (She’s Fine).” Norton presented Dooley as a role model for young men from the state, but many representatives did not agree and were unhappy with the lyrics of the song he performed, WAFB9 reported.
2007–09: 51/50 Ratchet and Unleashed
On April 10, 2007, Hurricane Chris released his debut single for his then-upcoming major-label debut album, called “A Bay Bay”. The song was produced by Phunk Dawg. On August 8, 2007, he released the second single from the album, called “The Hand Clap”. Phunk Dawg produced the track as well.
On August 17, 2007, Hurricane Chris released his debut mixtape, called Louisi-Animal. The remixed version of “A Bay Bay” was included on the mixtape; “A Bay Bay” was officially remixed, featuring guest appearances from rappers The Game, Lil Boosie, E-40, Baby, Angie Locc and Jadakiss.
On October 23, 2007, Hurricane Chris released his debut album, 51/50 Ratchet. The record debuted at number 24 on the US Billboard 200, selling 60,000 copies in the first week.
On March 3, 2009, Hurricane Chris released the first single from his upcoming second album, called “Halle Berry (She’s Fine)”. The song features guest vocals from fellow local rapper Superstarr, who also produced the track, alongside production duo Play-N-Skillz, and Q Smith.
On September 8, 2009, Hurricane Chris released the second single for Unleashed, called “Headboard”. The song features guest appearances from American R&B singer-songwriter Mario and fellow American rapper Plies, while the production was provided by The Inkredibles.
On December 21, 2009, Hurricane Chris released his second album, Unleashed. Unleashed did not chart internationally, however, the record peaked at number 46 on the US Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, and number 20 on the US Billboard’s Top Rap Albums charts, respectively.
2010–16: Departure from Polo Grounds and J
In 2010, Hurricane Chris was dropped from (or left) both Polo Grounds and J Records.
Since his departure from the two labels, Hurricane Chris released several mixtapes including Caniac on January 2, 2013 and Hurricane Season on September 4, 2015, and the singles “Bend It Over” on March 12, 2012, “Ratchet” featuring Lil Boosie on May 11, 2014 and “Sections” featuring Ty Dolla $ign on August 21, 2015.
Statements, Police Investigations
Police told media that they originally believed the victim was shot when he attempted to rob Dooley. When officers arrived on the scene, they found the victim had gunshot wounds to the chest, hip and stomach. Dooley was also on the scene and was detained by the police for questioning.
Dooley originally told investigators he shot the victim in self-defense as he had tried to get into Dooley’s vehicle to steal it, KTBS reported. However, police obtained video footage of the incident and told the outlet that the video shows “Dooley did not act in self-defense.” They also discovered that Dooley’s vehicle was actually stolen in Texas and did not belong to him.
Arrested and Charges
In addition to the second-degree murder charge, Dooley was charged with one count of illegal possession of stolen things, KTBS reported.
Jade Jackson, a reporter with NBC6 News, shared a screenshot on Twitter showing Dooley’s arrest details
Y’all talking about Hurricane Chris done came to Shreveport shooting folks early this morning. pic.twitter.com/j2O5rydZnz
— Jade Jackson (@IAMJADEJACKSON) June 19, 2020