JMeel is a soulful performer from Atlanta Georgia. He is a singer, songwriter and actor. JMeel started his musical career at an early age and has continued to evolve into the performer that you see today.
His musical influences include John Legend, Usher, Musiq Soulchild, India Arie, and Stevie Wonder just to name a few. In August 2017, JMeel released his EP Now or Never which is available on all digital platforms.
Who is your greatest inspiration, musically?
As a music business mogul, Diddy and Jay-Z, as a vocalist Numerous artists from the 90s era
What does your name mean?
It is a altered version of my government name.
What is the one thing you'd like to be remembered for?
I want to be remembered for making music that impacts and influences community and culture.
What do you feel is the best song you've ever released?
Friend Zone is my most streamed song on digital platforms.
What is your musical style?
R&B, Soul, Pop, and Hip Hop infused into one sound.
What got you into music?
The love of how music made me feel when I heard it. Music effects mood, thoughts, and feelings
Which artist or band would you like to work with in the future?
Usher, Khalid, Beyonce, Jay-Z, Chance the Rapper, H.E.R, Daniel Ceasar, Tank, Brandy
What is the most ridiculous rumour you've ever heard about yourself/group?
I have not heard any rumors about me at this point and I plan not to focus on that.
What accomplishment are you most proud of?
Releasing my first EP "Now or Never"
What is the one thing people would be surprised to know about yourself/the group?
I can be very stubborn.
What would you say is the hardest thing about this career?
The uncertainty of the music industry and the constant need to reinvent yourself to stay relevant.
What is the best advice you have ever received?
Don't depend on others to make things happen for you, take control of your own career.
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
In 10 years, I see myself as a Grammy award winning artist with my own record label.