Michelle Ann Maria King. Singer, Song writer, Actress.
Her stage name 'Big Red', is symbolic of her maturity; she considers her self a "big girl", Red- describes the intensity of her performances - red hot
Born in Georgetown Guyana, Michelle is the eldest of six children of the talented Desiree Edghill. Clearly Michelle followed closely in her mother's footsteps by excelling in the performing arts. Big Red is the proud mother of two sons Steve and Jonathan, and Steve. Steve wrote several tracks for his Mom including the 2006 hit 'Guyanese Wine'.
Bid Red started singing at the age of 7 years, she graduated from the Cherubim choir to the youth choir and she's never stopped singing. Over the years Big Red has performed with several bands including Code Red where she performed on tour in Barbados.
For almost a decade she had maintained the coveted lead vocalist title for the Mischievous Guys band, performing in just about every region in Guyana.
She has participated in several Carib Soca competitions, placed 3rd in 2005 and was unanimously crowned Queen in 2006, but was unable to retain the monarchy however she remains as the crowd's favorite.
Michelle "Big Red" King launched her first album "Red Passion the Guyanese Wine" early in 2009 which is a compilation of nine original songs written by her, her son Steve and Mark Harris. Big Red has released 4 music videos, Her credits also include "We Flying High" which she wrote to herald the 40th Anniversary of Guyana's Independence and preformed at the Guyana Day Celebration in Queens NY. She also wrote and performed the theme song for World Aids Day 2005 at the National Cultural Centre "Keep the Promise" in collaboration with her son Steve.
She is one of the many artistes sighned to the Kross Kolor Label and not only is she a talented singer but also an actress. She made her acting debut in a TV Drama Series- 'Tides of Life' and just completed her first stage performance, "Mrs Lashley" the lead role in Ken Danns's "Man in Law" which was directed and produced by her mother, Desiree Edghill. She has also acted in an episode of the TV serial "Sharing the Vision" which provided education to Guyanese about the impact of implementation of the Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME).
Big Red has also acted and done vocals for commercials in Guyana; Singer and Wireless Connection.
Big Red is active in HIV awareness and encourages her fans to stay focused..