SINGER, song-writer and composer Ms Kelle is set to release her latest album titled what you do to me.
After garnering some success with her debut album Brazen Soul, Ms Kelle’s forthcoming project boasts of collaborations with renowned and upcoming producers including the award-winning Nigerian Kunle Ayo and J-Walker of A Nathi Sound Studios.
Ms Kelle’s told the Weekender that her latest offering can best be described as an urban, contemporary pop album.
Already receiving rave reviews, the album reflects Ms Kelle’s passion for music and diverse musical tastes.
She said the album promises music lovers a moving and engaging body of work which showcases her talent as a vocalist with a unique sound as well as her ability as a songwriter.
“Having grown up both in Europe and Africa, my musical taste is vast,” Ms Kelle said.
“I’m inspired by everything from Jewel to Nina Simone. I am a writer who expresses herself through music. I am deeply affected by the lyrical content of songs which, when put to music, tell a story.
“I’d like to think my music does the same.”
Under the name Ms Kelle, the singer independently released the album Brazen Soul in 2016 which saw the single Mr Mean top charts on Kaya FM Top 40.
She also received radio play listing on prominent radio stations in South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana and Swaziland.
In 2015, Ms Kelle was featured on the Christmas episode of the popular South African TV production Isidingo where she performed her song Start Over. Various tracks off her debut album Brazen Soul were also selected to feature on the TV production.
Ms Kelle has built an impressive resumé of live performances and was invited to perform as musical guest of award-winning renowned artiste Tšepo Tshola, who said that he was “struck by her maturity as a singer and performer” also praising the “freshness of her music and originality of her lyrics”.
She also opened for Grammy nominated artiste Nneenna Freelon at the 50th birthday celebrations for His Majesty King Letsie III in 2013.
Ms Kelle has performed at events in South Africa, Lesotho and Botswana. To date, she has shared stages with acts such as Lira, Judith Sephuma, Monique Bingham, Monark, Karen Zoid, Jimmy Dludlu, Bhudaza, Tortured Soul, and 340mls