Meet 'The X Factor' finalist: Chris Rene


As "The X Factor" voting is now in the hands of the viewers, it seems an appropriate time to give fans insight into the finalists. Zap2it will continue to highlight the remaining acts while finding out more about their background, musical styles and experiences on the singing competition.So here are a few things you probably didn't know about Chris Rene:Age: 28Hometown: Santa Cruz, CACoach: L.A. ReidMusical influences: Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Kanye West, Led Zeppelin, Stevie Wonder, Tina TurnerFavorite Album: "Recovery" - EminemOn how friendly nudging got him to reconsider his musical path: For a long while people would tell me, "Why aren't you on one of those competition singing shows?" They would say, "Why isn't your music on the radio?" They'd be asking me, "Why, why, why?" And I'm like, "I like music. I make music. I haven't met the right people yet." And so it was like pressure to me. I...


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