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J'meelah is a northern, midwestern, and southern girl that was born into music. A love for music was instilled in J'meelah by both parents at an early age. At the age of 6, J'meelah's mother noticed her singing ability and had her perform in their living room for various friends and family members. J'meelah's late father, Ahmer Wilson, aka Billy Prince was a noted singer and songwriter of jazz music. J'meelah and her father bonded during special moments as he played the piano for her.
At the age of 8 while watching a "cowboy movie" J'meelah grabbed her pen and paper, and wrote her first song that she titled "Don't Block Me." This is when her mother noticed her writing ability. J'meelah went on to perform in talent shows, and even went on to perform with an all-male group at the age of 16. The then 16 year old J'meelah also won first prize in The Birmingham Star Search, singing Deniece Williams' "Black Butterfly."
J'meelah's father passed away while he was in his early 30's. Music has been an emotional bonding experience for her and her father and that has continued since her childhood. J'meelah feels as though closer to her father, as she is in essence "carrying the torch" for his career.
J'meelah has many different musical influences. Her absolute favorites include Whitney Houston, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Gloria Lynne, George Benson, Anita Baker, Regina Belle, Patti Labelle, Deniece Williams, and Phyllis Hyman. In fact, George Benson was her father's personal friend.
J'meelah's music is intended for fans of many different genres. She brings a uniqueness that people are now looking for and are craving. She will include "Scatting" like great jazz artists, tradtional R&B, and she loves House Music. J'meelah sings what she feels and it all comes from the heart.