Drew Michael Chadwick (born on October 1, 1992) is a hip hop artist and lyricist. He represented one-third of the group Emblem3 before he left the band in June 2014. He gained national attention after finishing fourth with the rest of his trio on the 2012 season of The X Factor.
Drew Chadwick grew up in the small city of Port Angeles, Washington with his mother Kristy Sallee; Drew's middle name is an ode to his father. His parents divorced when he was a toddler. His father, Michael Chadwick, lives in Tucson, Arizona.
He met his future band member, Wesley Stromberg, in elementary school. They did not get along at first, but they became friends at Wesley's party where they found out they both shared a passion for music.
In 2007, Drew Chadwick moved to Huntington Beach, California with Wesley Stromberg and his brother Keaton; the trio were vocalists while Kyle Miner and Kenny Galbraith played instruments. They formed their band, Emblem3, and later performed on the second season of The X Factor. Their team made it to the semi-finals.
Drew has a little half-brother named Jake and an older sister named Bridget.