After he agreed, Ellison arranged a roof top proposal at the New York City studio "Jungle City," where he got down on one knee and asked, "Will you marry me? " On her own Instagram account, the singer posted this endearing message and titled herself "the soon to be Chrisette Michele Ellison." The "Blame It On Me" singer has recently launced her own independent music label, Rich Hipster, after leaving her former label, Motown Records.She maintains a distribution deal with Capital Records, according to The Shade Files.In a recent interview with Mara The Hip Hop Socialite, Michele explained how her relationship with Ellison began years ago. We were in school for music — he was in school studying business, and I was in school studying the music side of business — and we hit it off kind of right away. he said, give me a year, and I’ll have you signed to a major label.And I kind of didn’t want to be signed to a major label at the time, and I just wanted to sing.
“It’s really fun, I’m playing a girl named Lisa who is married but single,” said Chrisette.
He had about two weeks, and I was signed to Def Jam, so that was the beginning of our business relationship,” Michele said.
However, their romantic relationship tanked when their business relationship began to go south.
Last month, Chrisette Michele gave her fans a pleasant surprise when she revealed that she’d gotten engaged to her boyfriend, music producer and manager Doug Ellison.
At the time, little was known about him or their relationship, but now Michele has shared details about their engagement, including the fact that the couple once stopped speaking to each other for seven years.