Known only as MEECHIE, this powerful female vocal force has fostered her childhood interest in music, into a gratifying career and lifestyle. Her singing career began through her participation in talent shows in grammar school and progressed upward, through high school as she entered and won first place in every show in which she performed all throughout the Chicago land area. Realizing there was a natural talent to be developed; MEECHIE set out to hone her skills to become the next singer to define the word diva!MEECHIE attended the American Conservatory of Music, where she added precision and variety to her abilities. In an effort to mix theory with hands-on experience, MEECHIE also spent time expanding her repertoire by performing with local bands. "l am very proud of my formal training, but I know it takes a lot more to bring my abilities to the level I feel is just right", explains MEECHIE... It was not long after that, that the combination of theoretical and practical experience paid-off for MEECHIE.MEECHIE's first professional exposure came when she connected with the group ìFirst Loveî, an all female group, which potentially rivaled the talent of the Emotions, Jones Girls, etc ...."First Love" signed to CBS/ EPIC, and it was the album Love at First Sight that afforded the group the opportunity to tour with Marvin Gaye during his tour. This tour exposed the group's talents to well over 125,000 fans commanding standing ovations after almost every show. The group also opened several shows for Kool & the Gang and received equally rousing accolades. MEECHIE realized at this point she was beginning her childhood dream.It was on to even bigger and brighter days for MEECHIE and First Love. The group was signed with the Atlantic Records subsidiary Mirage. It was not long after their signing they completed work on their debut album ìThings Are Not the same", which was produced by Jason Bryant, a founding member of the SOS band.Building her solo career did not happen overnight. MEECHIE had to pay more dues to build this career. She began the building process by performing commercial jingles. Her performances include jingles for Coca-Cola, Liquid Joy, 7-Up, Carefree Curl, and numerous other consumer products.She then made a strategic move to Los Angeles, which enabled MEECHIE to perform session work and background vocals for several artists, including Angela Bofill, Pop Staples, Joe Williams, Shirley Caesar, Howard Hewitt, etc ... Partners in Crime for Robert Townsend.In 1992, MEECHIE teamed with writer/producer Peter Black and delivered a powerful vocal performance on the House Music recording entitled, "Survival", which survived ranks in the Top 20 of Billboards Dance chart. The single was released on the Island independent label Great Jones.In 1993, MEECHIE maintained her diva-like fashion, under the management of Vibe Music; she was ready to take it to the top." For The Love Of You" was the first single released on the Vibe label, written by MEECHIE and M. Joshua, the song packed a powerful punch.1994 was the year that finally took MEECHIE to the top of the charts, "You Bring Me Joy" stayed the No.1 dance record for 2 weeks ìWith a Bulletî and continued charting for 8 weeks in Billboard magazine, racing past C&C Music Factory, Crystal Waters, Mariah Carey, etc.This single kept Meechie abroad throughout Europe and Asia for the next few years. Next, MEECHIE toured fourteen cities in Japan including Tokyoís Sound Coliseum, ClubM.Z .A. and eight cities in Canada, Athens Greece, Several cities in Italy, England, Korea, Germany ,United Kingdom, Amsterdam, Austria, to name a few where to hersatisfaction; she was overwhelmingly accepted as atalented and dynamic vocalist.MEECHIE went on to receive the ASCAP R&B music award for writing You Bring Me Joy (no.1), along with Eric E Smoove Miller. It was this single that captured the attention of MCA/UK records, which led to the signing of MEECHIE to MCA/UK recordsIn 1995, MEECHIE did it again, by topping the charts with another Top Ten Hit. "You'll Never Find "reached No. 11 on the Dance Chart. The single held its own for 20 weeks. MEECHIE' continued to record back ground vocals for such artist as Janet JacksonÖremix ìYou Want Thisî ZhaneÖîHey Mr. D.J. remix etc. Gifted vocalist, Extraordinary writer, MEECHIE wrote songs for Artistís such as Georgie Peorgie, 6 songs that reached the top ten charts in Billboard Magazine.MEECHIEís versatility is phenomenal, not only in her musical repertoire, but also in her current endeavors as a songwriter, producer, arranger, and engineer. MEECHIE is the CEO of Steppiní Stone Records/ Entertainment. MEECHIE is taking her musical talents to the next level creating and developing upcoming artist.