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Local Concert Alert: Kelela

Airy vocals and strong lyricism, Kelela is an Ethiopian-American singer from Washington DC. Known for her symmetrically cut dark locks and penetrating gaze, the "Rewind" singer is successfully making her mark in music her own way, and not letting cultural expectations stop her. Never the one to confirm to society's standard, Kelela told Fader how as a kid, she dressed differently to confuse classmates as they tried to pinpoint where she was from.  "I'd rather be the bridge" she quoted, explaining how she felt like she was in the middle of many worlds. Just like her style, you can see her resistance echoing in her music as well, combing electronic, R&B, house, techno,...
Airy vocals and strong lyricism, Kelela is an Ethiopian-American singer from Washington DC. Known for her symmetrically cut dark locks and penetrating gaze, the "Rewind" singer is successfully making her mark in music her own way, and not letting cultural expectations stop her. Never the one to confirm to society's standard, Kelela told Fader how as a kid, she dressed differently to confuse classmates as they tried to pinpoint where she was from. ...
Airy vocals and strong lyricism, Kelela is an Ethiopian-American singer from Washington DC. Known for her symmetrically cut dark locks and penetrating gaze, the "Rewind" singer is successfully making her mark in music her own way, and not letting cultural expectations stop her. Never the one to confirm to society's standard, Kelela told...

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