Chico Chi aka Eli Chi (he/they) is a queer and non-binary transmasculine DJ, creative, and fashionistx who believes in the power of art and fashion as a means to sharing our stories. Chico, which means boy in Spanish, is an ode to Chi’s trans identity and Chinese-Cuban roots. This hyphenated identity and his family’s complex diaspora is an ongoing exploration that influences his music, art, and fashion.
Chi was born and raised on the East Coast and grew up in the Midwest. He is currently based in the Twin Cities, MN and The Bay Area, CA.