Interview: King Kelo

Hello King Kelo! How are you?

Good. Thanks for having me.

Where are you from?

I am from a city called Wichita, KS. The music scene is very poor out there, its nearly impossible to make it out my town. I plan on being the first.

When did you start music?

As I said I started out with poetry as a young child around the age of 7 or 8, and from there it started turning into short verses. Eventually I got good enough to write full songs around the age of 12 and 13. My first song I have ever record was a song called “Discretion (feat. Breana Marin” (found on my first EP, “King Kelo”). The whole EP was featured on major sites like,, and, and others.

How did you get into music?

I can honestly say I’ve always been into music, there have always been a natural connection with me, and sounds around me. As I grew older the connection grew deeper, and making music was a passion before I finished middle.

What is the most challenging thing you have overcome in your life?

The most challenging thing I have overcome in life is thinking that I have to prove myself to the world. I grew up with this thought of me having to please everyone so everyone will like you. I wanted to impress everyone, I wanted to prove to the world that I was cool, and good at what I do. I later realized that wasn’t necessary. It doesn’t matter what people think of you, you have nothing to prove to anyone, and the only person you should worry about liking you is yourself. This has helped me improve as a person, and as an artist overall.

Are you currently signed or independent?

I am an independent artist, and I manage myself.

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