This was 2009 and his understanding of audience engagement was far beyond anything I was hearing from most people at that time."The two "started hanging out a bit and discussing technology and entrepreneurship." One thing led to another, and soon they were "making some small co-investments." In 2010, Suster penned an article titled "What Tech Entrepreneurs Could Learn from Chamillionaire," and now everyone at Upfront Ventures will be able to benefit from Chamillionaire's wisdom.The one sad part of this story: will the rapper have any time to make music? You hear so much talk about famous people drinking or celebs dying to alcoholism - celebrities and well-known people going to jail or rehab for being alcoholic drunks or druggies. But these are them - the sober celebrities and famous non drinkers, Hollywood actors who simply don't drink, for whatever reason. The famous teetotalers on this list have stopped drinking for a variety of reasons, like after overcoming an alcohol problem, or in other cases, they have never drank any alcohol at any point in their lives. It turns out, what you don't hear about is the famous people who don't drink alcohol.The venture capitalist Mark Suster of Upfront Ventures announced earlier this week that Chamillionaire will be "moving to LA for a while and working in our offices and developing his ideas" as an "entrepreneur in residence." Suster wrote online that he first met the rapper "at a tech conference in LA.I saw him on stage at the event talking about how he used social media to engage audiences.After proposing to do promotions for Watts's company Swishahouse, Chamillionaire and Paul Wall came to Watts's studio and convinced Watts to allow them to freestyle on an intro to Watts's radio show on Houston hip-hop radio station KBXX-FM.
The Houston-hailing rapper got his start in music thanks to a childhood friend.
He began his career independently with local releases in 2002, including collaboration album Get Ya Mind Correct with fellow Houston rapper and childhood friend Paul Wall.
He signed to Universal Records in 2005 and released The Sound of Revenge under Universal.
He was known as the founder of “The Color Changin' Click”, a musical group that he started with other rappers and existed till 2004.
Also, he owns and is the CEO of his recording company Chamillitary Entertainment.
He has only put out a handful of EPS during the '10s.