Chase Manhattan is a Hip Hop/ Rap performing artist, and CEO of Shanob Ent. based out of the Twin Cities Minnesota. His music is influenced by his big brother and his Native American roots( Pine Ridge Oglala, Leech Lake Anishinaabe, and Muscogee Creek). Chase’s work has been nominated for a number of awards, 2009's The Backside was nominated for Best Hip Hop/Rap Album at the Northern American Indigenous Image Awards (NAIIA) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It was also nominated for the 2009 Native American Music Awards (NAMA) in the category of Best Hip Hop/Rap Album.
In 2010/2011 he has been working with organizations such as First Nations Composers Initiatives (FNCI), to develop community and culture though music. In the summer of 2010, Chase was sponsored by University of Nebraska and Airos networks to participate in the American Indian Summer Institute sponsored by 20th Century Fox and National Geographic to create a PSA. He has used this opportunity to expand his interest in film production and music videos. His 2010 release Tribal Tribulation has received the NAMA for best Hip Hop/Rap recording. Off his 2010 award winning album he also received the 2011 "Outstanding Album Single of the Year" for "The Original 2 Step" from the NAIIA. On September 11, 2011 Chase Manhattan released his latest album "Alienated" with the brand new single "You My Favorite Hater".