Ivy Chanel returns to Hideaway, with her soulful feelgood style and uplifting songs.
A singer-songwriter, producer, dancer and vocal coach, Ivy was raised in USA listening to a soundtrack of soul and gospel and blends those influences into her music alongside inspiration drawn from her African-American, French and Native American heritage. Having performed for Presidents and other dignitaries around the world and worked with award winning artists and producers; Q-tip, Scratch Professor, Biz Markie, MBE Omar Lye-fook, Mo Pleasure, The Temper Trap, Curtis Richardson, Freedom C+C Music Factory, DJ Kazu to name a few, Ivy Chanel is also a sought after vocal coach described by Simon Cowell as “Fantastic”, she has tutored a few artists from his camp such as Otise Williaims (JLS). Ivy has also worked with Anthony Duncan (Flawless), contestants from Missy Elliot’s ‘Road to Stardom and The Voice.
Ivy Chanel’s heritage is a huge part of who she is as an artist and she represents her Native American roots as strongly as her African American ones: “There’s so much more to our story, past and present. I wish to be a conduit for greater awareness and understanding using my God given talent”, Ivy Chanel. Sister of the legendary DJ Hall of Fame inductee, hip hop legend DJ Cash Money, Ivy has a rich musical legacy.
Ivy cites her Native American roots as an integral part of her identity and is actively incorporating this in her music, introducing her audiences to one of the oldest, but least represented nations in the entertainment industry.