‘Cut 4 Me’ – Debut Mixtape from Kelela

1383180_595629863808247_1083294707_nCut 4 Me is the debut Mixtape from new DC-based artist Kelela.

Kelela Mizanekristos, an only child born in Maryland to Ethiopian parents. states that Cut 4 Me is an album that is based on a lot of her personal experiences, with some tracks based on emotions felt from one particular past relationship.

With most describing Kelela’s sound as R&B, it’s not typical of the R&B that has been populating the sound waves for the past few decades. Kelela’s sound is unique and in a good way. Her edgy sound can be classed under the new alternative R&B genre, where unconventional electro beats act as a base for powerful soulful vocals. 

Kelela grew up listening to Tracey Chapman and Miriam Makeba amongst others.

Cut 4 Me is available to download at Fadetomind.netVisit Facebook.com/kelelamusic To learn more about Kelela,

Image: Sequoia Ziff Photographs

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