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Spotlight on REVOLT: Kris Kelli, "U Neva Know"

The Jamaican-born vocalist reps her culture with a dimly-lit dance party.

Kris Kelli arrived in Atlanta from her native Jamaica in 2011. The past six years have been spent developing a sound that pairs her West Indian roots with her aspirations in the genres of pop and hip hop, making appearances and establishing a strong brand that help her build upon a successful career.

With the expertise of BlockHouse/Block Entertainment music mogul Russell “Block” Spencer, Kris is fearlessly navigating new musical territory and establishing roots in the Atlanta community which she now considers her second home. Taking off with her newest single “U Neva Know,” produced by J'Rell from The Inkwell, this track already has a visual that was directed by Todd Uno and is hitting the air waves with force.

The First Lady of MMG & Blockhouse/Block Entertainment is one of the hardest working women in the industry. She maintains high-profile partnerships with global companies like Ciroc and also has her own non-Profit organization called "Warriors' Path" dedicated to empowering the youth while sharing her musical gift in the studio and on stage. Kris Kelli's work ethic, raw talent and experiences are setting her up to take over coveted spots in the music world.

Get to know Kris in her own words:

My sound in five words: Unique, dark, dirty, fun & passionate.

Best part of making this video: This is one of my favorite songs so to see the visual come to life was a blessing and a great experience. The best part was definitely repping my Jamaican culture for the world to see.

What inspires your art: Life on a whole is inspirational, as well as my personal experiences which allow people to relate to what I'm going through.

Explain the concept of the song in one sentence: This is an introduction-type record showing exactly who I am and letting the world know there's no other competition like me.

Instagram, Twitter or Snapchat?: IG and Twitter (@kriskelli) and Snapchat (Kriskelli84).

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Watch her video on REVOLT TV the week of February 27th, and let us know your thoughts by tweeting @RevoltTV and using the hashtag #SpotlightOnREVOLT

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