: Lyndsi "Laurelle" Hicks was born June 1st, 1992 at Fairfax Hospital in Fairfax, Virginia. From a early age, Laurelle had developed an early passion for music. Her father, John and Tammi, were in a band, and had a studio set up in their home that would help shape her into a young musician. At the age of 6, Laurelle was struck with viral and bacterial meningitis that nearly took her life. But when she was found singing Celine Dion's, My Heart Will Go On, from there her destiny was for told. By the age of 10 she had performed in many talent shows, and various music competitions around the Northern Virginia area. In her early teens, Laurelle had started working on her first demo that consisted of four cover songs and one original entitled B-O-Y. She drew inspiration for the song while watching 106 and Park, and envisioning her video was the new joint for the day. From there she realized that her passion was no longer a dream, but a reality. Laurelle continued to work hard and perfecting her craft by enrolling in vocal lessons,competing in competitions, and performing at local spots around the area. She would draw inspiration for her sound from many of the industries great's. Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, and Billie Holiday are just a few too name. One of Laurelle's greatest achievements was being able to sing the National Anthem for the National Police Department on the 4th of July. Now a days, Laurelle continues to pursue her career by continuously recording, performing, and making new video's for her fans. She plans to make her mark in music heavy, but also a hard, inspirational, and impacting one as well. Laurelle's goal with her music is to not only be a international phenomenon, but to touch the life's of people everywhere in a positive and effective manner.