Acclaimed multifaceted vocalist and musician, Chris has a most impressive resume as a performing artist, musician, music educator, songwriter, producer, business owner, and artist in residence with over 25 years of experience. His passion for using his music to make a change is prevalent in every lyric; every rhythm and every note. Change – in the way people listen to music, the way it makes them feel and how it affects community.  In an industry where only the strong survive - Chris Crain has dedicated his greatest passion to making everything and everyone around him better, including himself.

Chris has had the honor of working with many notable artists as lead / background / producer / studio session  / musician / including grammy award winning artist/vocalist Mark Kibble (Take 6), Marva King, Roger Ryan, Anthony Crawford and more. Born in Chicago, raised in Lumberton Mississippi, and now residing in Milwaukee Wisconsin – Chris’s musical birthright was just the foundation of a greater platform. Born into a family of musicians, Chris has played an instrument since the age of 7.

Born with a special birth defect called Brachial Plexus Palsy, he’s determined to show the world that even when your journey is an expected hard and long road, the only thing that will keep you from your dreams is you. 

In 2011, Chris founded The Better Project Awareness Inc, A Non - Profit 501c3 organization. TBPAI began with the hopes of raising awareness about the birth injury Brachial Plexus Palsy. With a purpose to promote positive Self Image amongst children and adults from all walks of life who may suffer from physical, mental or cultural disabilities, the Foundation uses music and music-performance as it’s platform to promote a clear message of HOPE, PERSEVERANCE, LOVE and SELF WORTH. As an additional support, the foundation uses mental health strategies and principles to enhance the lives of the individuals served in the program. 

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