Published in Partnership with author; Charles Myambo.
The multifaceted songstress has been a household name of the “Soulful House” music genre for the better part of 3 decades. The Soulful House genre is a delicate mix between R&B and House Music with an occasional hint of some Afrobeats too. Michelle grew up in a Pentecostal church where she developed both her love for God and music. She was an ever present in her local church choir which later culminated in her becoming a recording artist.
Her first big break came at the hands of the legendary music engineer, Kevin Hedge. Call it luck or fate but Michelle always had a neck of being in the right place at the right time. A 17 year old Michelle delivered a powerful performance during one of her sessions at Meekaeel Muhammad’s recording studio. It just so happened that Meekaeel’s best music engineer, Kevin Hedge was in attendance that day. Michelle’s voice left a lasting impression on Kevin. This was somewhat of a defining moment for Michelle because several years later, she recorded a smash hit with Kevin Hedge and the iconic R&B group, BLAZE. From that point forward, Michelle’s career took off to the moon and the rest is history.
Fastfoward to the present day, Michelle is fast approaching a million streams on Spotify for her latest smash hit, “Fast Steppin”. Her hit single has taken the world by storm. She even made the widely coveted Kemet music charts. At some point, “Fast Steppin” was second in the world on the Kemet charts. Furthermore, the track recently got the number 1 spot on the Urban Fire charts. Her hit single even caught the attention of massive outlets like The Hype Magazine, ThisIs50, BMS Radio Chicago and Medium. All 4 outlets made feature stories on Michelle’s “Fast Steppin”. Her smash hit has inspired music fans from all around the world to simply dance and take a moment to appreciate the blessings in their lives.
When Michelle is not busy captivating global audiences with her music, she is busy propagating positive change through her non profit. She makes it a point to give back to communities all over the world. It is her mission to empower all upcoming artists who may be in need of funding. Besides her philanthropic work, Michelle has also set herself apart as an accomplished serial entrepreneur. She runs multiple businesses including her very own insurance company, Allisay Financial Services. Michelle is also the founder and host of the standout show, “New Artists Meet The Pros” which is available on radio and YouTube. It seems that at the heart of everything Michelle does is her profound inclination to give back to the music industry and empower future generations of artists.
- Michelle Ayers – “FAST STEPPIN”
- Michelle Ayers – Official Website
- Michelle Ayers – New Artists Meet The Pros
- Michelle Ayers – Allisay Financial Services
- Michelle Ayers – Linktree & Spotify