Alejandro Chal (better known by his stage name A.CHAL) is a Peruvian R&B and Hip-Hop singer-songwriter and producer. He was born in Peru and lived there for 4 years before his family moved to Queens, New York. Chal began rapping at age 12 and started making beats with a friend at the Boys & Girls Club soon after. In 2010, A.CHALmoved to Los Angeles to pursue a career as a songwriter and producer and released his debut EP, Ballroom Riots, the following years. He released a variety of singles in 2015, including “Round Whippin’,” which was debuted online on The Fader. Pigeons & Planes named him one of the best new artists of 2015. He performed at Coachella that year and released the singles, “GAZI,” and “Vibe W/U”. In 2016, Chal performed at the Day N Nite Fest and released a few more singles before self-releasing his debut studio album entitled, Welcome to GAZI, in June 2016. He has since premiered the official music video for “Round Whippin'” with Complex.com and been featured on tracks by Ro James, Stwo, and Tess.