Mychael Gabriel Discusses His Prince/Sheila E Ties, His New Record, His Next Record, And Positivity 6/6/2024



Mychael Gabriel is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, engineer, and Sheila E.’s lead guitar player, co-producer, and engineer. Mychael has deep family roots in the Prince and Sheila E camps. His father served as Prince‘s security detail and would later become his manager and the President of Paisley Park. His mother is a childhood friend of Sheila E, who served as the pop star’s road manager and co-lyricist. And, as a proud Minneapolis native, he continues to carry the “Minneapolis Sound” into the ears of future generations. Mychael has worked with legendary artists like Ringo Starr, Stevie Wonder, Snoop Dogg, Hans Zimmer, George Clinton, and so many more, and he is currently celebrating the release of his latest full-length solo record, Genesis.

In this interview, Mychael talks candidly about his experiences and the value of working with so many industry legends. He explains the intention behind his music on Genesis, how the songs came together, and his plans to release another record shortly.




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