For Bay Area native Janel Marisse, music was a divine career path. The daughter of an open-format DJ and sister of a music video director, the ascension from a spotlight-loving child to singer/songwriter came naturally. “I was always a performer when I was younger,” Janel says. “I was one of those diva children that loved the attention.” Originally debut in 2015 with the EP Memoirs, the project’s lead single was immediately picked up by Samsung. “No Tomorrow” was featured in a nationwide commercial from the technology giant, starring music mogul Russell Simmons. It was quite the ride for a brand new artist, and it quickly became a whirlwind. Her return with “Closet of Lies,” the DTB-produced single that perfectly encompasses a new body of work that details relationship deception, newfound resiliency and perspective as a fearless young woman.
If you are looking for ransom I can tell you I don't have money, but what I do have are a very particular set of skills. Skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a nightmare for people like you.