Kelela Mizanekristos is a singer based in Los Angeles. Her heritage is Ethiopian, and as a teenager she was voted Most Likely to Be a Pop Star. Kelela's mixtape CUT 4 ME was released on October 1st, 2013 on producer Kingdom's Fade to Mind label. Of her mixtape, she says to Rookie Mag, "I will work with all of these producers for all of my life. This mixtape is the first time I was ever able to say exactly what I meant to say. It’s a statement."