Chaz French – Happy Belated (EP)

blame it on Shake October 1, 2014

After making his site debut with his “Came Down” visual and following it up with the 2dope “LMGLML” with DopeHouse favorite GoldLink, D.C. rhymesayer Chaz French delivers his debut EP, Happy Belated.

Check out a few quotes (via Complex) about the project, and check out the EP below.

Is there a statement you’re trying to make with this project?
Not so much of a statement; more so a form of encouragement to people that are going through or may have gone through some of the things that I have. I just want people to live the life they dreamed of, and not try to live up to other people’s expectations. You can make it out of any struggle. The struggle isn’t always a bad thing – so much positive can come out of it. That’s why I call it struggle rap [laughs].

What’s the meaning behind the title Happy Belated?
I feel like my music is my contribution or gift to share with the world, and it’s taken a lot of sacrifice, struggle, and time to get it out. No matter how long it took, I’m here to share the gift with the world. When you give somebody a gift later than it was expected, we say Happy Belated.