Chaney began his entertainment career as a dancer at the age winning competitions at the Apollo Theater. He appeared in music video "My Baby" by rap artist Bow Wow. He appeared in The Wire BET Promo Shoot commercial in 2006. He has also appeared on America's Most Wanted, playing a fugitive named "Jerry Robinson." Chaney appeared in HBO films Something the Lord Made.
He released his self-published book entitled The Truth You Can't be Tray in January 2007.