Chuck Wicks Scared Out of Los Angeles Bar
Chuck Wicks recently enjoyed a trip to the west coast, where he proudly represented Nashville at the Grammy Block Party for the Los Angeles chapter. Backed by the 'Tonight Show' Band, Chuck shared the stage with an eclectic crew of artists, including R&B crooner Raphael Saadiq, pop singer Charice and Latin group La Santa Cecilia, many of whom kept the celebrations going after the event by hitting an L.A. karaoke bar. And that, explains Chuck, is where the real excitement began.
So what happens when you Google Suge Knight? Well, you'll find he's the former CEO of Death Row Records and helped launch the careers of several of rap music's biggest stars, such as Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre and the late Tupac Shakur. But you'll also find he was widely accused of being the mastermind behind the murder of rapper Biggie Smalls, a.k.a. the Notorious B.I.G. Suge, who also happened to be in the car with Tupac when he was shot and killed, has had numerous run-ins with the law, including several arrests for violence, weapons and drug-related charges.
Still, in spite of the intimidating ending to his trip, Chuck says the experience was one he will never forget. "To be surrounded by such amazing talent and to have the opportunity to share the stage with them and play with the Tonight Show Band was really a once-in-a-lifetime moment for me," says Chuck, the only country music artist at the Grammy party. "And most importantly, all proceeds went to help the flood victims of Nashville. It felt good and I felt proud to represent Nashville and country music."
Chuck is enjoying watching his latest single, 'Hold That Thought' inch closer to the top 40. The accompanying video, which stars 'Twilight Saga: Eclipse' actress Julia Jones, marks Chuck's first major kissing scene in a video. Catch the lip-locking video here.