About Chrisette Michele
Chrisette Michele is a songstress/pianist who operates within the genres of R&B, Jazz, Soul and Hip-Hop Soul, who's collaborated with some the biggest names in the game. Throughout her career, the Patchogue, New York native has released four studio albums and two mixtapes, and worked with Nas, Eve, Kanye West, 2 Chainz, Ghostface Killah, Iman Shumpert, The Game, Ruben Studdard, Eric Benet, Raheem DeVaughn, Sunni Patterson, Jay Z, The Roots, Drake, Rick Ross, Robert Glasper Experiment, Musiq Soulchild, Ne-Yo, will.i.am and more, and continues to put in work. Most recently, she recovered from a ruptured appendix, completed the "Woman To Woman" tour and released her latest album Better (which is nominated for a Best R&B Album GRAMMY at the 56th Annual GRAMMYs). Oh yeah, she won a Best Urban/Alternative Performance GRAMMY in 2009 for her single "Be OK".
- Chrisette's mother was a choir director and her father was a deacon.
- She graduated from Five Towns College in Dix Hills with a degree in vocal performance.
- She headed gospel choirs throughout high school.
- Although raised in Patchogue, New York, she was born in n Central Islip.
- She rose to recognition after appearing on multiple hip-hop albums, including The Game's LAX and Nas' Hip-Hop Is Dead.