Chrisette Michele: 'Save Up and Buy My Record'

Chrisette Michele asks her fans to save their money to buy her new album, "Epiphany."


Grammy-winning songstress Chrisette Michele is banking on her fans to penny-pinch until her sophomore album, "Epiphany," debuts on May 5. In a recent interview with, the Def Jam siren disclosed that she launched The Epiphany Girl Savings Plan, a surefire financial strategy that's certain to boost her record sales.

"I am asking that everyone go on a two-dollar fast beginning May 1," explains the Central Islip, New York, native jokingly. "I figure that by May 5 everyone will have saved at least ten dollars to buy my album."

So what if Lady Michele forgot to factor in the state sales tax for a single purchase, we like her recession-proof state of mind and great sense of humor.—KNB

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