For Chantel Hampton the journey began as the youngest member of a 50 voice youth choir in the inner city of Boston, founded by her father minister and, producer, LeRoix Hampton III. At the age of 14 she began to function as a Worship Leader at her local assembly, where she served faithfully every week. Chantel later received full tuition scholarship to attend Berklee College of Music from where she graduated with a B.A in Music Business & Management. Between her genius with the pen and her flair behind the mic, Chantel found herself writing and recording for Bishop T.D Jakes’ label, Dexterity Sound and Universal Music. Ms. Hampton was also privileged to share the stage with Sheila E, Anita Baker, Rodney Jerkins, Philip Bailey and The Yellow Jackets.
Throughout her college career a deep passion grew in Chantel for empowering her generation as well as the next. In a pursuit to answer this passion, she began to speak, teach and lead worship for various youth conferences and organizations including The DeVos Urban Leadership Conference, Jeanne Mayo’s National Youth Conference & Bishop Hezekiah Walker's Annual Youth Convention. She had the opportunity to write music for, direct and lead worship with a 300 voice youth choir for Ron Luce & Teen Mania’sBattle Cry conferences, reaching over 40,000 youth.
In 2013, Chantel was brought on as an Assistant Professor at Berklee College of Music where she has trained over 2,000 aspiring musicians in show development, music business, songwriting and professional skills. She has traveled the world lecturing and training students and faculty, most recently for the CJ Foundation (Samsung) of Seoul, Korea and The Apollo Theatre Education of Harlem, NY.
In 2017, Ms. Hampton received a Masters of Arts in Educational Leadership & Politics from NYU and cofounded booking and training resource agency, Spectrum Music group. Through this entrepreneurial endeavor she has been privileged to work as a vocalist, vocal arranger and consultant with RCA Music Group's artists, Charlie Wilson on his "In It To Win it" album and H.E.R for her appearances on Bryson Tiller's "Set it off Tour". Chantel has overseen the band staffing for artists Dej Loaf, Teyana Taylor, Justine Skye, Betty Wright etc. All while continuing to focus on the development and education of artists, producing their product and preparing them for the industry.
As an artist, educator and powerful speaker Chantel, has a deep passion and vision to mentor, empower and influence young peopleand aspiring musicians, to live signature lives. Her desire is to pass on a torch that will uphold a standard of positive living and keep the legacy of honest musicianship alive.