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Calen Meeks - 22yr old Singer-Songwriter from Detroit, MI. Calen graduated from Detroit Academy of Arts in Sciences in June of 2010. There at attending D.A.A.S He focused on choir, which was under leadership of Wendelin Peddy (the form vocal coach of R&B singer Aaliyah). Having a deep voice Calen tried to pursue radio broadcasting after high-school at Specs Howard School of Media Arts. Calen learned some mixing and voice editing skills there at Specs but decided to leave and continue to strive for a career in music. From his consistent posting of his original music it caught the attention of Canadian producer J. Staffz and manger of BET's Freeway Ricky Ross. Calen was presented an opportunity to perform at Freeway RickyRoss event and meet him. Later in that year of 2012 Calen auditioned for American idol in Chicago but didn't advance past the 3 round of the excutive producers. After a year of taking time off to work his craft, Calen received a email from NBCs The Voice asking to come in audition June 16th 2014. Calen advance to the 2nd round of call backs but was eliminated. At the same time of auditioning for the voice he was on Local 4 Detroit's WDIV Televised Super Singer contest where he placed 4th out of over half a thousand contestants.