feature: the electric talent of chicagoan singer-guitarist melody angel
By Sound Check
November 19, 2015
Explore the talent of singer-guitarist Melody Angel. The young musician (born and raised on the south-side of Chicago) is inspired by legendary guitarists such as Jimi Hendrix, Prince, and Slash, and began playing the guitar in her mid teens. Her camp state, “She got her 1st guitar from a pawn shop at age 15 and never looked back. After learning a few songs, Melody immediately started going to open mics. By age 16 she had started her first band called, “Melody Angel and the Message”. They played gigs all over Chicago and in Valparaiso, Indiana where her bandmates were from. A few years past and Melody decided to go solo to expand her horizon’s. She did gigs in L.A., NYC, ATL, Seattle, Miami, and overseas. Wherever theirs a stage, that will allow Melody Angel to be herself that’s where she’ll be. Her story is just beginning.” See her in action below.
By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor
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