Chel is a St. Louis native whose freshman single, "That Fire," earned impressive play on social media. Now in Los Angeles, she has amassed a Facebook fanbase of over 1.1M followers and her music videos have surpassed 16M views. In 2017, she was hired to host her own primetime show on DASH Radio. Just two years later, her summer tour schedule took her to Austin for South by Southwest, Summerfest in Milwaukee, and Riverfest on the East Coast.
Chel has headlined Pridefest in St. Louis and performed at CurvyCon in New York City, allowing the two lanes of her career - singing and modeling - to intersect. She's been featured in Billboard, Sports Illustrated IG, Celebmix, Groknation, Falore, Eighteen21, and Riptide with brand endorsements that include FabFitFun, FashioNova, GitiONline, and Good American. She has also appeared as a runway model during New York Fashion Week and Anthropology in L.A.
Inspired and influenced by artists like Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Freddie Mercury (Queen), Hall & Oates, Aretha Franklin, Alicia Keys, Adele, Rihanna and Lizzo, Chel continues to defy the odds while spreading love and positivity.