KEL

KEL

 Alexandria, Louisiana, USA
BandHip HopSoul

My music is a mixture a almost every genre you could think of, and I promise you will connect with it in some way. The new voice of the South is here.

Biography

Keldric “Kel” Bonton was born and raised in Alexandria, Louisiana. Like many contemporary black artists, his love of music started at an early age and was nurtured in the church. By age five, he was singing in the church choir, where his musical talent was recognized. Kel continued to develop his musical talent throughout his formative years.
In high school, music became his passion. He realized he could combine his passion and musical talent into a career. He played the trumpet in the marching band, and found that he had a talent for arranging and composing. Some of his early musical influences include Earth, Wind and Fire, Frankie Beverly and Maze, and Luther Vandross. The success of these musical giants greatly influenced Kel and prompted him to select music as a career.

Kel used his high school years to develop his sound, often recording in a friend’s home. Kel combined his love of Hip Hop with contemporary R & B to produce a sound that appeals to both young and old.

By age eighteen, Kel became the recording artist and a career were born. Kel released his first mix tape entitled College Preparation Volume 1: Freshman Year under his own label, Flyy Guy Entertainment. Flyy Guy actually stands for Freely Living Your Youth because God Understands You. He then went on to release four more projects, including Real Music 101: Winter Session, College Preparation Volume 2: Sophomore Year, No More Mr. Nice Guy, College Preparation Volume 3: Junior Year and, his most recent project, Sincerely Yours Truly that just released April 27th. The Mixtape made Datpiff.com's Top 8 mixtape list when it released.
Kel has maintained his recording career while being a full-time college student. His hometown newspaper and other local and state media outlets have featured him in their publications. In addition, many radio stations throughout the state have played his music. This is only one of many career highlights for this young, up-and-coming Hip Hop artist.

Discography

Mixtapes
College Preparation Vol. 1
Real Music 101-Winter Session
College Preparation Vol. 2
No More Mr. Nice Guy
College Preparation Vol. 3
Sincerely Yours Truly

Set List

Depends on Setting
Project X2
LaTX
Freestyle
Break for the Ladies
Southern Belle