When it comes to stepping outside the box musically, Al’Michael is laying a new blueprint. The Missouri native/LA transplant is officially on our radar as an artist to watch in 2014. With a rock/urban sound unlike anything else out today, the twenty something cutie is definitely worth a couple listens. Learn more about him below and listen to his newest single “The Reason” on the next page.
Hometown: Columbia, MO (now live in LA)
Claim to Fame: Singing “God Bless America” at the World Series
Current Projects: “The Reason”
Dream Collab: John Lennon or Marvin Gaye
Musical Inspiration: Marvin Gaye, Donnie Hathaway, The Beatles, Michael Jackson
My sound is: Urban Rock…pop/rock with soul
My mom describes my music as:….just being me
Legacy (What I’ll be remembered for): Bringing a different outlook to music that hasn’t been tried before lyrically and musically
Un-googleable truths about me: I live life off emotion and trying to do the right thing
Fashion Icon: I’m into ’70s style…fur coats and hats!
Fans I Appreciate the Most Are: Anyone who takes the time to really listen, dissect the lyrics and wants to know why I’m writing these things. It makes me feel like what I’m doing is worth it
My perpetual playlist includes: Ed Sheeran, Lorde, Miguel