Shelton Telesford was born in and raised in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. at an early age he discovered his talent for singing and making music. In 2007 Shelton debuted his musical career in Carnegie Hall, New York. Performing his own composition - Free To Be Me. It was after the passing of his grandfather that Shelton broke all ties with the secular music scene and fully commited to preaching the Gospel. Telesford founded the organization Chapel in 2016.