Who is Cronyk Illness?

Chauncey "Cronyk Illness" Smith , is an American rapper born in Chicago, IL raised in Nashville, TN. Beyond the eccentric stage name, his innovative yet informative delivery of bars is done without profanity. He is described as a new breed of hip hop and an all around hard working talent. Influential energy from TN natives like Three 6 Mafia and Story telling talents of 8 Ball & MJG, UGK, Outkast, Naz and 2 Pac, all helped create Cronyk Illness as an artist. The type of artist that refuses to sit in a box ,driven by his family and peers he has continued to innovate and elevate his presence in the art field. 

Throughout his career, he has featured on LPD stamped by Dj Drama, and Through The Looking Glass by Midwest DJ Locnez, stamped by DTP with features from Twista and Busta Rhymes. Cronyk has also took an acting role in the independent movie "Cross Bone Click".

Being able to control a crowd is second nature to him, Cronyk has opened for head liners such as Trina and G-Units reunion tour and performing at Nopi, the largest American car show.


One of his accomplishments in 2017 has set him apart from artists across the board. The album/book titled, "The Interview,"  is a new plateau for artists. This book/CD compilation is selling in Atlanta bookstores.


The single, "Every Time," is in rotation on college, digital, and syndicated radio shows, and has earned  a spot on digital tracking reports top 100


This dedicated hard working artist is determined to take hip hop to its next platform, and he will do just that.

CRONYK ILLNESS- "The Interview"- TENT TV-We Got You Covered

Cronyk Illness – “The Interview”

Cronyk Illness is a Nashville emcee who comes by way of Chicago and he has a story to tell. It’s not just his story though, it’s everyone within the community. His latest release “The Interview” is an in depth look at what is happening all around the country and the hardship, racism, neglect and wrong doing that’s affecting the people within. The rising up that takes place throughout is a message everyone should hear and be active on. The project features Dizzy Beats, Tone Jonez, Vybe Beats, Flawless, Scott Supreme, Tom Davis, Superstar O & Matthew Primetime Martin on production and Don Dadda Da Gr8, Oshea, Lil D, 187 Blitz, Marcus Fuller, Ian, Q, Tone Jonez, Tom Davis, and Deremus Jones all add their verses to this one. This isn’t only an album, it is a book as well. You can purchase a hard copy of the project on his website and Amazon. You can stream and buy the project on iTunesTidalAmazon and Apple Music!

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