The First Lady of House Music
Kym Mazelle is a foremost American singer and songwriter. She is regarded as one of the pioneers of Chicago house music and is widely known as "The First Lady of House Music.” (Wikipedia) Her music style combines R&B, soul, disco, and pop.
Kym graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts degree. As an entrepreneur she helped to shape and pioneer the house music genre. After graduating from Columbia, she co-founded a House to House Records, a boutique music entertainment label that released her first record as an artist. This record found its way to London via various DJs as part of the Chicago house music explosion. On the back of this new form of music other music scenes across the UK and Europe proliferated and thrived: rave, electronic dance, club, pirate radio and the birth of the Celebrity DJ.
After the enormous success of her first single, Kym was signed to a major label deal with EMI and relocated to the UK in the early 90s. And so were Kym’s career kicked into high gear and she began her exciting decades-long European adventures. To date, she has graced the stage and worked with such luminaries as: Sir Mick Jagger, Chaka Khan, Baz Lurhmann, Grace Jones, Naomi Campbell, Frankie Knuckles, Pete Tong OBE, JazzieB OBE and Soul II Soul, Maceo Parker, David Guetta, Simon Cowell, Jocelyn Brown & many more. Kym has appeared in countless television productions such as BBC One Celebrity MasterChef, BBC Two Celebrity Weakest Link, the MOBO Awards, ITV Celebrity Fit Club, BBC One Pointless Celebrities. She has also participated in programs such as Channel 5’s Celebrity Big Brother's Bit on the Side and the When Live TV Goes Horribly Wrong franchise. She’s also done voice-over work for The Famous Grouse Scotch whisky brand. Kym also works as a paid consultant in the fields of education and public speaking at universities and secondary schools throughout the U.S. and the U.K.
Kym has also appeared on stage in several London West End theatre productions, including “Thriller Live,” “I Can’t Stop Loving You: The Music of Ray Charles” and “Smokey Joe’s Café.”
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