Next Week on Local Live: Mélat

February 18, 2019 in Local Live

by DJ Roly Poly


Austin native Mélat crafts personal R&B filled with reflective lyricism and backed by engaging rhythms. Embracing her Ethiopian heritage, Mélat demonstrates her creative range with songs sometimes sung in Amharic, the official language of Ethiopia. Reflections on family, desire, and culture are all recurring themes in her discography. Mélat’s December 2018 single “Weak” indicates there is even more thoughtful, fully-fledged R&B to come.

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