Multifaceted Illinois artist, Fredrick Wilson, III AKA Check’a Fred is a rapper, songwriter, producer, and a businessman, who creates unique music. Having started making music under the moniker “Young Check’a” at the age of 15, and releasing it on Soundcloud, he eventually decided to go with the stage-name Check’a Fred. In 2017, he released his debut single “Midnight”, first time under the name Check’a Fred, followed by his debut mixtape “Check Me Out”, later in the same year. But it was after the release of his EP “Check’afied” that he started to gain international acclamation. There was no looking back for him after that. He was also featured on hit tracks like “Dapper Man” by Big Boss Q, and “Pressure”by KaJahn Ari, with which he turned many heads with his powerful performance.
In February 2020, he started his very own entertainment company “Rawthenic Entertainment”, and has taken a huge step ahead in his music career. Right after starting his company, he released his single “I.D.G.A.F!” featuring one of the artists “Leah Devine” signed under his label. “I.D.G.A.F!” was put out on July 31, 2020, and has managed to attract large attention with its captivating music, and the entertaining video that goes along with it, but Check’a Fred doesn’t stop here. The very same day after the release of “I.D.G.A.F.!”, he dropped an EP titled “Blank Check” that features other artists signed with Rawthenic including W O O D $, Chash Moody, Jeffe, and Leah Devine.
On New Years Day he dropped his long awaited debut album "Check Mate !," along with a music video for his lead single "Got Damn !" The album has features from Big Boss & Kidd Raw, with production credits from Check'a Fred himself, Vicky Tha Producer, Sir Trevor James, AyooTraa, Kmplx, & Mercy Cash.