“Don’t Turn Off the Lights” ~Michel’le Live

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Myself and the Tiny Songstress
October 11, 2013

Sometimes voices can be decieving. This is ( and always has been) the case of R&B Diva, Michel’le. Her under developed vocal cords casue her to have the speaking voice of a child who has been sucking on helium. Being a huge fan of the soultry singer I jumped at the chance to meet her during a recent performance here in St. Louis. Having watched all episodes of this seasons R&B Divas L.A it was like she and I were old friends. She graciously greeted me with a hug and was ever so welcoming. Surprisngly thin and extremely short ( I stand 5’2, 5’6 in heels, she was my normal height even in heels) she was everything and more with her larger than life personality and sense of humor. The mother of Dr. Dre’s daughter and ex- wife of Suge Knight, Michel’le held nothing back and took little offense when I told her the first time my son heard her voice he asked “Mama, is that REALLY her voice?” Saying through laughter “I love the kids, call him he won’t believe it’s really me.”  I spent a lttle more than ten minutes with the voice behind the chorus to Tupac’s “Run the Streetz” while she posed for pictures and laughed with the small entorouge of fans and press allowed into her dressing room.

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