Rising pop star Kelly Kiara has shared her brand new debut mixtape ‘Hopeless Romantic’ alongside an official music video for lead single
Exploring all corners of R&B, we witness Kelly deliver the perfect combination of nostalgia mixed with modern-day greatness. Working with a handful of sought after producers such as TOPFLR (Drake, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Omarion), Neenyo (Future, Chris Brown), Menace (Kayne West, Desiigner), Harry James (DVSN, Stefflon Don, Majid Jordan) and 169 (Craig David, Adele, Stormzy), the fourteen-track tape spans just over forty minutes.
At the time, Kelly was working as a recruiter, and her dreams of making it as a singer had almost completely gone but this serendipitous moment catapulted her into peoples consciousness and things haven’t been the same since. Soon enough she secured a publishing deal with Universal and went on to write chart-topping hits for Mabel, Ashnikko, Era Istrefi and Gorgon City.
Most recently Kelly collaborated with Morrison, one of the UK scenes most in-demand rappers on his new single ‘Guilty’ which is currently on heavy radio rotation with championing support from Target, Snoochie Shy, Reece Parkinson, Nick Bright and many more. Growing up Kelly was inspired by her dads Motown collection, Phil Collins as well as icons such as Lil Kim, Christina Aguilera, Ashanti, Mariah Carey and Mya.
Kelly is back and ready to unveil one of her most personal projects to date. Comfortably finding her place within the R&B landscape, Kelly’s versatility and confidence set her apart from the masses. Having amassed over 110 million streams for her writing credits, her solo material is following in similar footsteps. ‘Hopeless Romantic’ is out now.