In 2016, Chrisette Michele ignored the public outcry from the black community and most of U.S. by performing at the inauguration of President Donald Trump, which she believed would be an opportunity to "be a bridge" in a fractured nation. Now, over two years later, the $75,000 gig (many thought it was $250k), which would have been a prestigious honor for any [More]
Chrisette Michele releases the sultry new single, "Don't Pull," her second release of the New Year. She describes the song as "a fusion of R&B, Jazz & pieces of Hip Hop thru the "jungle beat" sound made popular in songs like "You Got Me" & "Umi Says."" On "Don't Pull," Chrisette summoned her band to provide the musical backdrop while she delivers lush [More]
Chrisette Michelle returns with the new album, 'Out Of Control,' 18-months she received a ton of backlash for accepting and performing at President Donald Trump’s Inaugural Ball alongside Travis Greene. Prior to the project's release, the Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter released the singles "Strong Black Woman," "Black Lives Matter," and "No Chorus," in hopes to create buzz and get fans thinking about her music [More]
Grammy award-winning R&B artist Chrisette Michele follows up her empowering releases "Strong Black Woman" and "Black Lives Matter," with the new single "No Chorus." Over hard-hitting 808s, backed back smooth chords, Chrisette delivers chanting vocals about injustice and the way things are in today's society. "This is how they wanted us, wanted us / Eye for eye, unjust, injustice," Chrisette chants. [More]
Grammy award-winning R&B artist Chrisette Michele follows up her empowering release, "Strong Black Woman," with the new single "Black Lives Matter." The record is a sweet, sultry gem that shows off the singer/songwriter's lush vocals and hypnotizing melodies. "Every word I say ain't a war / All that I believe ain't for grabs," she sings. "It's okay to be who you [More]
Chrisette Michele Opens Up About Suicidal Thoughts, Miscarriage, and Being Dropped From Capitol Records
Chrisette Michele has been on a mission to share her pain as she looks to return to her once prominent position in R&B/Soul music. As you may recall, nine months ago, she received a ton of backlash for accepting and performing at President Donald Trump’s Inaugural Ball in January alongside Travis Greene.
Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Chrisette Michele releases the female-empowerment single, "Strong Black Woman," the first offering from her forthcoming album, Out of Control, due in April 2018.
Chrisette Michele Continues To Explain Why She Performed At Trump Inauguration On ‘The Breakfast Club’ (Video)
In a 40-minute interview, she explains that she in no way agrees with Trump or his policies, rather she simply wanted to "be seen" as a black person in a space where there were very few as a way to open minds.
After all the hullabaloo, Chrisette Michele is talking to Billboard once and for all about her decision to perform at the Trump Inauguration and her experience with it all.
The backlash continues for Chrisette Michele following her performance at President Donald Trump's inaugural ball on Friday night! Out of the many people who labeled her "cooning for a check," many others came to her defense including her fiancé and longtime manager, Doug "Biggs" Ellison.