“If we as a culture could unite... imagine how much we can accomplish. ” - Cara-Mel
Cara-Mel, whose real name is Dana Holmes is a female Hip Hop/Inspirational Artist; native of Chesapeake, Virginia. Her musical style can be best described as a blend of Hip Hop/R&B, Neo-Soul, Down South, and Dance meets Trap with a Social Justice aspect. In addition, not only can Mel flow and write; but she is a health & wellness educator, breast cancer advocate, and television host of LYV TV that airs internationally on All Nations Television Network. On a mission to bring change through song and using her voice, this multi-talent is definitely creating her own lane. And though this amazing artist strives to empower others globally; her unique sound demands attention as she positions herself as a lyrical storyteller of our time.
“Queen On A Mission (Single);" “I Am…Cara-Mel (EP Album)," “Queen On A Mission (EP Album)” Dropping Spring 2024, and many singles/collaborations are in the works for 2024-2025… Read Full Bio
The Music Industry Is Talking
"Cara-Mel is quickly positioning herself as an authentic storyteller of this new music generation."
-Indie Music Spin/Jacqueline Jax
"Dana Lawrence aka Cara-Mel is definitely no ordinary act - she is as unique and talented as they come!"
-Urban Craft Magazine
"Racial Profile begins strong, moves into bold new territories with songs like Racial Profile and Reflects, and ends with the powerful one-two of Won’t Shut Me Down and No Justice No Peace." - James McQuiston