Kelela

Artist Portraits From SXSW 2017

A lot of bands descend upon Austin for SXSW every year, and this year a lot of those bands rolled through the Mazda Studio At…
Stereogum | March 20, 2017 - 5:01 pm

Kelela, Elysia Crampton, & Adrian Piper – “Reference Track TF Scrape”

Future-soul space-queen Kelela has a fascinating habit of showing up with new songs entirely at random, without warning, often with unexpected collaborators involved. That's certainly…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2016 - 11:31 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Just last week we bore witness to the birth of Britain's Independence Day, and now, we prepare to celebrate our own. The more things change,…
Stereogum | July 1, 2016 - 3:37 pm

Clams Casino – “A Breath Away” (Feat. Kelela)

Next month, Clams Casino, the great rap-production impressionist, will release 32 Levels, his major-label debut. The album pushes his sound to some fascinating places, and…
Tom Breihan | June 30, 2016 - 10:23 am

Obey City – “Airy (Jensen Sportag Alt. Take)” (Feat. Kelela) Video

Last year Brooklyn producer Obey City, aka Sam Obey, recruited R&B visionary Kelela for a hazy twilight ballad called "Airy." The original track was amazing,…
Chris DeVille | June 27, 2016 - 10:44 am

Amber Coffman, Bethany Cosentino, Others Accuse Publicist Of Sexual Misconduct

Scroll down for the most recent updates to this story. Last night, on Twitter, Dirty Projectors member Amber Coffman recounted an incident in…
James Rettig | January 19, 2016 - 1:13 pm

Kelela – “All The Way Down (Kahn Remix)” (Feat. GAIKA)

The dizzying L.A. R&B singer Kelela released her dizzying Hallucinogen EP not long ago, and now she's proving herself to be one of the few…
Tom Breihan | December 22, 2015 - 11:23 am

2015 In Review

25 Great EPs From 2015

There are a couple of reasons this year has seen the release of so many great EPs: cheaper recording technology, easier distribution methods, the death…
James Rettig | December 2, 2015 - 11:00 am

Kelela Says She Didn’t Give Permission For araabMUZIK Track

Just a couple of days ago, we heard "Final Hour," a new collaboration between space-R&B singer Kelela and MPC wizard araabMUZIK, ostensibly from the latter's…
Peter Helman | October 25, 2015 - 4:41 pm

araabMUZIK – “Final Hour” (Feat. Kelela)

We recently named Kelela's Hallucinogen EP our Album Of The Week, and now the avant-R&B singer has more new music in the world. This time…
Chris DeVille | October 23, 2015 - 5:28 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Kelela Hallucinogen

One of the albums that was on a tiny shortlist for Album Of The Week last week was Unbreakable, the first new Janet Jackson album…
Tom Breihan | October 6, 2015 - 12:03 pm

Kelela – “Rewind” Video

After a long delay, Hallucinogen, the much-anticipated space-R&B EP from the young L.A. phenom Kelela, is finally coming out next month. And now she's followed…
Tom Breihan | September 17, 2015 - 11:23 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

It's Friday leading into Labor Day Weekend, and New York City feels like a ghost town -- like half the place has already emptied out,…
Stereogum | September 4, 2015 - 1:22 pm

Kelela – “Rewind”

Earlier this year, the avant-R&B queen Kelela announced that she'd follow up her great 2013 mixtape Cut 4 Me with a new EP called "Hallucinogen,"
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2015 - 3:40 pm

Hear An Unreleased Collab From Kelela, Ratking’s Hak, Skrillex, & Clams Casino

The DJ Know Wave's Gully Type web radio show is a reliable source of dancehall and things that kind of sound like dancehall. and on…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2015 - 8:48 am
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