While Christal started writing songs and poems in junior high, she start learning guitar and seriously pursuing music until 2008 during her senior year of high school.
Christal recorded her first song "Friends Like Me" with guitar teacher and long time musician friend, Matthew Bailey (MGB/One Man Band). Over the years, Christal honed her guitar and songwriting skills, drawing inspiration from musical legends such as Tori Kelly, India Arie, Switchfoot and Kim Walker-Smith (Jesus Culture).
For the last 8 years, Christal has worked with local bands such as Staff Infection and Randolph Street Blues Band, performing regularly as local festivals. She also regularly leads worship at various Chicagoland churches and open mics alike.