|Origin New Zealand|
Record label HandMade Records
Name Chong Nee
Labels Handmade Records
Associated acts Pieter T
|Birth name Matakite John Chong-Nee|
Role Singer · myspace.com/chongnee
Albums Just Getting by on Love, Chong-Nee And Friends
Genres Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues, Popular music
Similar People Dei Hamo, PNC, Sid Diamond, P‑Money, RZA
Chong nee scenarios music video urban pacific music
Matakite John Chong Nee, better known by his stage name Chong Nee, is a New Zealand hip hop and R&B singer-songwriter and producer.
He has produced songs for many New Zealand artists including Che Fu, Dei Hamo, PNC, Dave Dobbyn, AKA Brown and the Deceptikonz as well as for himself.
Chong-Nee has won awards such as the 2007 APRA professional development award and best male artist and best Hip Hop artist at the 2007 Pacific Music Awards. He has achieved six top-20 NZ airplay chart hits for his solo album Just Getting By On Love.
Chong-Nee won the 2007 APRA Professional Development Award.
Chong-Nee is in the making of his third album, entitled THE CARNIVAL, which is scheduled for release in May 2015; the first single, "THE FIGHT", is scheduled to release 23 February 2015.
He is of Chinese, Samoan, and Maori ancestry. He has five children and is engaged to Janita Cooper.