iamchelseaiam, The Urban Hippie
With a New York State of Mind and a Midwestern Spirit, iamchelseaiam is more equipped to change the musical landscape than ever before.
As a songwriter, producer, entrepreneur and artist, there is no stone that iamchelseaiam will leave unturned. Being apart of every facet of music is not only a reality for her, but a necessity.
Playing multiple instruments since childhood, iamchelseaiam embarked on her musical journey at the age of 9 and hasn't stopped since. Growing up in Cincinnati on an eclectic mix of Gospel, Jazz, Hip Hop and R&B, her musical influences span the likes of Stevie Wonder, Notorious BIG and the band Chicago.
During her time at Columbia College Chicago she was obtained two album credits under Grammy Award winning Gospel producer, songwriter and artist Donald Lawrence. (The Law of Confessions-Donald Lawrence, 2009 and The Experience- Vanessa Bell Armstrong, 2009). After moving to NYC to accept a position at Sony/JIVE records, she has had the opportunity to work at some of the top Music Publishing and Music Venues in the world.
In 2012, iamchelseaiam released "Technicolor Summer" under the pseudonym Mizzmeasured. Collaborating with UK production duo BPM (Boys Playing Music, this R&B, electro EP tinged with heartbreak marked the start of a transition. In 2015, iamchelseaiam released her live EP "Live at the Bitter End" which is available on all digital outlets.
2015 showed continual growth for iamchelseaiam as she played the CMJ Music Festival in NYC as well as completed the No Boys Allowed College Tour. Also received numerous accolades such as placing in 3rd place in the iStandard Songwriting Competition as well as being nominated for Best Female Vocalist for the Dean's List Tour Awards show.
Recently, iamchelseaiam completed her 3 city "Winners & Losers" tour performing in London, NYC and Chicago to support her recent single release "Winner & Losers". She can be seen playing around New York City at venues such as The Bitter End, Piano's, the prestigious SOB's and Bowery Electric. She currently has a monthly residency at Nabe Harlem.