Amel, whose name means “hope” in Arabic, was born in Greenwich Village in New York City.
Her mother, a dance professor and critic, is of black American descent, and her father is white American of French, English, and Scottish descent.
Growing up as an only child in the Westbeth Arists Community in Greenwich Village, Amel was surrounded by artistic influences from all over the world, ranging from hip-hop to Middle Eastern, and everything in between.
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Many publications and media are talking lately about Bryce Wilson.
She appeared in the anniversary print campaign for Coach, Inc.
Amel lives in New York City with her husband and daughters Sky and Sanji Rei.
Amel met producer and musician Bryce Wilson in 1991, and they formed Groove Theory, which released its debut album of the same name in the mid ’90s.