|Birth name||Chris Bellard|
|Also known as||Young Maylay|
|Origin||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Genre(s)||Rap, Hip-Hop, West Coast hip-hop|
|Years active||2004 - present|
|Label(s)||Maylaynium Muziq, Lench Mob Records|
|Associated acts||King T, WC, DJ Pooh, DJ Crazy Toones, Slangdee, Young Dre The Truth, Killa Polk, OBG Rider Clicc|
Chris Bellard, better known as Young Maylay, is an American voice actor and West Coast rapper. He is most recognizable for his voice-acting as Carl "CJ" Johnson in the 2004 video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. Young Maylay's album San Andreas: The Original Mixtape, inspired by his role in the game, was released on July 5, 2005.
GTA: San AndreasEdit
Young Maylay's gained recognition in 2004 when he was announced as the voice of the lead character, Carl "CJ" Johnson, in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.
Maylay has been featured on many across across the West Coast which include Celly Cel's Cali Luv, Kila Tay's Thug Thisle, Rodney O & Joe Cooley's Summer Heat, DJ Warrior's Coast Control, King T's Boss Up, Gangtsa Granny's Underground Mix, JR Ewng's League Of His Own, Problem's Round 2, DJ Crazy Toones' CT Experience, Jazzy D's Unsigned Hype.
Maylay was also featured in the Deeyah's single "What Will It Be?".
San Andreas: The Original MixtapeEdit
Young Maylay's first mixtape was released July 6, 2005. It was made for purchase over his official site and it has had numerous sales promotions for it. These included a free autographed youngmaylay.net sticker, at customers request, a signed copy of the CD, and for the first 100 orders, they went into a drawing where 50 winners would receive a personalized MP3 recording of their favorite CJ quote from San Andreas. The mixtape was based heavily on the game GTA: San Andreas and the character he portrayed in it.
The Real Coast GuardEdit
Young Maylay's second mixtape was released July 4th, 2008.
“This is some of the best work I’ve done in my life, through out the process of recording this mixtape I’ve taken my delivery to the next level.. Much love Dub,Toones and the rest of the family. California is on her feet again, Wes Indeed”.. - Young Maylay
"One of the dopest mixtapes I've heard in a while. I'm talking real West Coast music in its truest form without feeling like your stuck in the past....... Maylay is one of the few up & coming artist that I am checkin for. And that's on my Mama!".. - DJ Crazy Toones
OBG Rider CliccEdit
OBG Rider Clicc is Young Maylay's rap group (with Young Dre, The Truth and Killa Polk).
Malaynium Muziq is Young Maylay's own independent record label based in Studio City, California. The San Andreas Mixtape was released on this label.