A respected songwriter, vocal producer, hip hop artist and actress, there is no limit to what this talented Diva can do. Lee Mekhai is no stranger to the "grind" as it is often referred to in tag lines, and rap songs, it has become her life.
With a fervent and unwavering determination for success, she will stop at nothing to achieve it. She has a keen sense on what it takes to make it to the top, thanks to those who have paved the way, and an unapologetic approach to making it happen, with much hard work.
Whether she's on stage, on the big screen or blasting through your speakers, you can rest assured what she's giving you is Lee Mekhai 100%. This mentality is what has allowed her to accomplish much of the success she's seen thus far.
You may have seen her in award winning theater projects such as,"VI DEGREES, traveling across the country selling out shows with controversial productions such as "SECRET SOCIETY" or rocking out live downstairs on World Cafe Live's concert venue stage. Ms.Mekhai has an incredible way of penetrating the hearts, souls and minds of her audience, as many travel up and down the Tri-state to her sold out shows.
Theater trained, Lee Mekhai has performed in a vast amount of plays,films, appeared on tv and radio, most recently her work has caught the attention of Atlanta based, hit producer, Jazze Pha (Ciara, Girliscious), Philadelphia based producer team NoizeTrip (Black Eye Peas, Pink) and New Jersey based producer team, Phatboi (John Legend). Currently in the studio working on projects for late 2010 and 201
Working with notable, "chart topping" producers, sharing the stages with some of Black Hollywood's A-list award winners, a theater award winner herself, Lee Mekhai subscribes to the sacrifice it takes to see her dreams come to fruition. She believes there's no room for "getting comfortable" in this ever changing world of entertainment. Staying on your toes is what keeps her in the game.
She has a contagious love for music, acting, and inspiring others to follow their dreams, whatever they maybe. Lee Mekhai has recently partnered up with the organization "I CHOOSE 2 LIVE" an organization that founder, Shenille Melton started to help encourage young adults and teens by providing a platform that encourages self development, leadership, learning, positive decision making, and healthy living by highlighting the fact that everything we do is a choice.
Often garnering the title "Storyteller" the somewhat shy artist, leaves no room for misconception. Her lyricism is as real as it gets. With angst and honest emotion, Lee Mekhai paints the picture of her stories vividly and melodically. Her infectious live performance will make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up, and undoubtedly make you a fan for life.
A songwriter and vocal producer as well, Lee Mekhai brings the world new flavor by shedding light on a new genre of music. HiP-pop is the fusion of storytelling-rap- and main stream pop cultures. Known for having a strong no-nonsense work ethic,discipline and crazy writing skills Lee Mekhai possesses an uncanny ability to express emotion through 'real' lyricism and infectious melodies. Backed by the amazing "Goodfellas" band collective, Lee Mekhai has had the opportunity to make history on stage and in the studio with some of the area's most talented musicians. Her band mates have travelled across the world touring for major recording artists such as John Legend, Lauryn Hill, Bilal, Ndambi, Res and more.
Music crept into her life at the tender age of seven, and has been with her since then. At 24, she is now prepared to share it with the world. A very spiritual, God fearing, young woman, Lee Mekhai indubitably believes that this is what God has placed her here to do- to deliver a message through artistic expression, and she will do to the best of her ability with integrity and humility.