Manafest

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Manafest
MANAFEST2010.jpg
Background information
Birth nameChris Greenwood
Born(1979-07-19) July 19, 1979 (age 35)
OriginPickering, Ontario, Canada
GenresChristian hip hop, hard rock, rap rock, alternative metal
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, rapper
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2000-present
LabelsBEC
Associated actsThousand Foot Krutch
Websitewww.manafest.ca
 
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Manafest
MANAFEST2010.jpg
Background information
Birth nameChris Greenwood
Born(1979-07-19) July 19, 1979 (age 35)
OriginPickering, Ontario, Canada
GenresChristian hip hop, hard rock, rap rock, alternative metal
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, rapper
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2000-present
LabelsBEC
Associated actsThousand Foot Krutch
Websitewww.manafest.ca

Chris Greenwood (born July 19, 1979) better known by his stage name Manafest, is a Canadian Christian rapper and rock artist from Pickering, Ontario.

Biography[edit]

After a skateboarding accident in 1998, Manafest took time to focus on his musical career and was noticed by Trevor McNevan of the Ontario-based rock band Thousand Foot Krutch.[citation needed] This led to his signing with an internationally distributed label, BEC Recordings under the Uprok Records label, and his debut release My Own Thing.[citation needed] The album was made primarily of hip hop music with several rap rock outings in the vein of Limp Bizkit, P.O.D. and Linkin Park.[citation needed] Manafest's third album, Glory, used a more purely hip hop style. On June 24, 2008 Manafest released his fourth official album, Citizens Activ, which went on to become his most successful album to date.[citation needed] The single "Avalanche" from his album, The Chase, debuted at No. 46 on the Billboard Christian Songs on May 29, 2010 being his highest and only charting song.[1] The Moment released August 5, 2014.[2] The Moment deviated from his hard rock/nu metal sound and featured a more electronic hip-hop style.

Discography[edit]

Main article: Manafest discography
Studio albums

Awards and recognition[edit]

GMA Canada Covenant Awards
GMA Dove Awards
Juno Awards

References[edit]

  1. ^ Manafest's Chart history on Billboard.com [1]. Retrieved 2010-05-31.
  2. ^ Jase Spiegel (2012-12-24). "INTERVIEW: MANAFEST'". RockRevolt Magazine. 
  3. ^ In 2007 Manafest also received GMAC nominations for: Artist of the Year, Album of the Year: Glory, and Recorded Song of the Year: "Bounce". CGMA 2007 Covenant Award Nominees. Retrieved 2008-11-11.
  4. ^ Manafest was also nominated as GMAC Artist of the Year in 2009. GMAC 2009 Covenant Award Nominees. Retrieved 2009-10-25.

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