Alexis Records Artist Chanell J. Wilson has been writing songs, poetry and stories since she was thirteen and performing since she was three-years-old.
As an artist, she is a trained theatrical actress & voice-over performer, writer, author, dancer, public speaker, songwriter, & vocalist. She studied Theatre Arts at San Francisco State University and Screenwriting and Editing at Academy of Art University. She also has a Vocational Certificate in Recording Arts at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, CA. specializing in Music Business/Industry Studies and is a member of ASCAP.
She performed Background Vocals for Greg Scott on his song “Easier Done than Said”. Chanell’s singing style is an eclectic mix of Joyful, Peculiar, & theatrical energy pulling from her gospel choir background and love for R&B, soul, Neo-soul, punk and rock music. Her alto range and timbre has a vibrato that some have said calms and soothes the spirit and soul and Her stage presence is commanding, drawing people in with her Charismatic Smile and Aura.
Her writing style is thought-provoking, inspirational, and authentic realism and shares the stories of life. She believes in putting every microaggression, feeling and vision into her words, melody and song structure for the overall presentation of the music experience. When she creates her sound, she believes in trusting the process of the melodies that want to come out. After 15 years of workshopping various ideas and creating a catalogue of written material; Chanell J. Wilson released her debut R&B/soul single "Draw Near to Me" in August 2018.
She is currently recording songs for her upcoming EP project scheduled for release in late September 2019.
Listen to the latest single below.