Casino Chino was born in Brooklyn, New York on July 21, 1992 as Anthony Greenidge. He was singing melodically at the age of 2 and has a background in the performing arts. He started off performing at school events as a youngster and later he performed with his local rap group from his area during High School in Long Island, NY. He was always very confident, and it showed when he performed in front of an audience.
His local rap group gained a following from their music videos to remixes of popular songs that were being played on the radio. They put them on You Tube, Twitter, and other social websites which gained a following. Eventually the group decided to mutually part ways and Casino Chino continued to pursue his dreams in music. He writes, raps, sings, produces, dances, and holds artistic talents in other areas. He is also gifted in drawing and has an amazing catalog of artwork. He continues to draw during his spare time as a hobby. Casino Chino says that music is a very important part of his life and he cannot let a day pass without dedicating some time to it.
Casino Chino’s musical influences are Al Green, Lenny Williams, Michael Jackson, Phil Collins, Etta James, Biggie Smalls, Tupac, Jay-Z, 50 Cent, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Kid Cudi, Wiz Khalifa, and a host of others. Casino Chino’s goals are to become known as an all around musician not solely as a rapper or singer and to become an icon and a household name.