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|Birth name||Blake James Turnell|
|Born||1993 (age 29–30)|
|Origin||Sydney, New South Wales, Australia|
Blake James Turnell (born 1993), known professionally as Chillinit (// chil-IN-it; stylised as ChillinIT), is an Australian rapper and musician from Sydney, New South Wales. He released his debut studio album Women Weed & Wordplay in October 2018.
In August 2019, Turnell released the standalone single "Freedom", which became his first charting single in Australia, which peaked at number 87 on the ARIA Singles Chart.
His second studio album The Octagon was released on 31 January 2020, and peaked at number 2 on the ARIA Albums Chart the week following its release. The album's lead single, "Laying Low", peaked at number 72 on the ARIA Singles Chart in February 2020.
In October 2021, Chillinit released "Susan’s Son", the lead single from his fourth album Family Ties, released in November 2021.
|Title||Details||Peak chart positions||Certifications|
|Women Weed & Wordplay||18||
As lead artist
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Certification||Album|
||Women Weed & Wordplay|
|"Wish You Well, Pt. 2 (It's a Vibe)"||—||—|
|"One Breath One Take"||2019||—||—|
(with Eyez; featuring Alex Jones, Shadow, Manga Saint Hilare, Sox, Kamikaze & NERVE)
|"Fire in the Booth, Pt. 1"
(with Charlie Sloth)
|"Ready for the Pain"||—||—||The Octagon|
(original or Mashd N Kutcher VIP remix)
|"Trampoline (Booty Bounce)"||—||—||The Octagon (Deluxe edition)|
(Triple J Like a Version)
(featuring Lil Dijon)
|"On Hold"||—||—||Full Circle|
|"Henny & Reefer"||2021||69||35||
(with Bliss N Eso)
|"Susan's Son"||—||—||Family Ties|
|"Cashed Out Stoner"
(featuring Izzy Gibbs)
|"Dreaming of This Day"||—||24|
As featured artist
(Triple One featuring Mitchos Da Menace and Chillinit)
|"That's What I Bring"
(Eyez and Wombat featuring Chillinit)
|2019||Grime Down Under|
|"4 Days in the Trap"
(Huskii featuring Alex Jones and Chillinit
Awards and nominations
The Australian Independent Record Awards (known colloquially as the AIR Awards) is an annual awards night to recognise, promote and celebrate the success of Australia's Independent Music sector.
|2021||The Octagon||Best Independent Hip Hop Album or EP||Won|
|2022||Family Ties||Best Independent Hip Hop Album or EP||Nominated|
The APRA Awards are held in Australia and New Zealand by the Australasian Performing Right Association to recognise songwriting skills, sales and airplay performance by its members annually.
|2022||"Stand for" (feat Lisi) (Benjamin Sutton/Blake Turnell/Rilind Kocinaj/Tahlis Poasa)||Most Performed Hip Hop/Rap Work||Pending|
ARIA Music Awards
|2022||Family Ties||Best Hip Hop / Rap Release||Pending|
- The Ashes: Women, Weed & Wordplay Tour
(with Wombat) (2019)
- The Octagon Tour
(originally scheduled to begin in April 2020; delayed to September due to the COVID–19 pandemic) (2020)
Blake is of Lebanese and Australian descent. Turnell's uncle, Sean Turnell, is an Australian economist.
Turnell was arrested in December 2021, by NSW Police. He was not wearing a mask and gave fake ID.
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