Music Fans

Join OurStage to discover and listen to new music from great indie artists.

Login or sign up
 

Artists

Get exposure building your fan base and selling music.

Find opportunities through music licensing and our competitions.

Artist Sign Up
 

 

 

Video Playback Error

The Adobe Flash Player is required to watch videos on this page

About Chenyelu Bomani

Dearborn, MI

Spoken Word Artist, Writer, Poet, StoryTeller, Music Producer

Chenyelu Bomani (chin-yay-loo bo-mah-nee)
Born,raised and educated in Detroit, Michigan. My interest in the Arts began at an early age dibbling and dabbling in plays, talent shows, school papers; art exhibits, etc.
Musically, my earliest encounter (aged five) revolved around a set of drums which belonged to a musician friend of the family. Later I would take formal guitar lessons but I preferred playing by ear and played at times with loose knit bands. I tinkered with the piano and organ also. My constant interest has been with percussion instruments. Music exposures were to the blues and jazz.
I began writing poetry and stories in 1967...Poetically, the street scene was my main stage. I performed at parks, festivals, street corners etc., and I also did some sets at Detroit's "Rappa House" the "Moon Glow Lounge" and other places.
Needless to say, I was a child of the turbulent 60's which had an immense impact on me in many ways. I obtained a degree majoring in Mental Health Technology and minored in Substance Abuse Counseling and these have impacted my works as well. My poetry was first published in a college literary magazine called "Jam Session".
I have returned to my two original loves of poetry and music. I am busy resurrecting myself... writing poetry and stories, creating and arranging music. And I must say, that I have some sound bytes for your ears. So keep 'em open because they're coming at ya! To some, I'm just an old man but I ain't paying 'em no nevermind, I still got something to say & play!

Achievements

Top-judger Top-judger Top-judger Top-judger Top-judger Predictor
 

More About The Artist

Portrait of Chenyelu Bomani
Chenyelu Bomani
 

 
iAnEAqqqq