Growing up in a small 3 bedroom house in Raleigh, North Carolina; Al Chauncy experienced what it was like to live in a lower income neighborhood called Apollo Heights. With three brothers in one room and one boxed floor television in the living room, he had to become more creative. Being the Son of a Rock & Roll/Jazz trained Pianist, Al Chauncy’s musical inheritance begun at the early age 11; penning his first song to the Maxi single instrumental of Ice - T “Original Gangster”. Being involved around church since his early childhood, Al Chauncy learned three part harmonies from singing in the MLK All Childrens choir and The GMWA choir, which he frequently uses in the hooks in his music.
His story telling style is heavily influence by The Notorious BIG and his love for storylines in films. At the age of 16 he joined a super rap group Bloodline which comprised of 6 members who sung and rapped; they were compared to The Fugees and even got a chance to work with the Fugees producer/engineer Joe “The butcher” Nicolo in Philadelphia. In the midst of the few lucrative deals Bloodline had on the table, the group disbanded due to creative differences. Al Chauncy continued his musical dream and became a state wide figure in the Carolina region; being nominated for Best Rap Artist in the 2009 North Carolina Underground Music Awards and also being titled as The Carolina Mayor from his fans.
In that same year Al Chauncy had a brighter vision and realized that being The Carolina Mayor was as big as he was going to get in his region; So he uprooted and moved to "The mecca of Urban music" Atlanta, Georgia. Upon arrival to Atlanta, Al Chauncy began Performing at countless open mics and showcasing his talent as a hip-hop artist who uniquely sung his hooks and rapped. While performing at those open mics Al Chauncy got the opportunity to meet Chris “Traxx” Rogers who produced for (Cee- Lo Green, Tori Alamaze and Pussy Cat Dolls). After seeing Al Chauncy perform, Rogers was immensely impressed and booked Al Chauncy for a recording session.
After previously being the in house producer for Cee-Lo Green, Chris Traxx Rogers felt he struck gold again with this new phenomenal artist. He then molded Al Chauncy into a Hip Hop Soul sensation, and under Traxx guidance Al Chauncy fully converted from rapping to singing Soul music. He is now The first artist signed to Chris Traxx Rogers Label/Production imprint Area 51 Music Group LLC. and working on his debut album entitled Late For Church.