Chris Thomas King is an American blues musician and actor based in New Orleans, Louisiana. King was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States. He is the son of blues musician Tabby Thomas. His early recordings were released under the name Chris. Chris Thomas King "The King of New Orleans Blues" Copyright 21st Century Blues, LLC and Chris Thomas King, LLC. Used by permission. Chris Thomas King, Actor: O Brother, Where Art Thou?. Multi-talented Grammy Award-winning blues artist, producer, composer and actor Chris Thomas King was. Initially known for his audacious fusion of blues and hip-hop, Chris Thomas King reached a whole new audience with the Coen Brothers film O Brother. The latest Tweets from Chris Thomas King (@ctkmusic). Chris Thomas King is a Grammy award winning New Orleans musician and actor. One of the worlds greatest. Listen to music by Chris Thomas King on Apple Music. Find top songs and albums by Chris Thomas King including Hard Time Killing Floor Blues. Chris Thomas King Profile: New Orleans, Louisiana-based blues musician and actor, born 14 October in Baton Rouge, USA. He has won awards including "Album. Chris Thomas King discography and songs: Music profile for Chris Thomas King, born 14 October Genres: Blues, Hip Hop, Dirty South. Check out Chris Thomas King on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.