Upcoming Southern Hip-Hop Artist Kel. Kel was born and raised in Alexandria, Louisiana. Like many artists, his love of music started at an early age and was nurtured in the church. Kel embarked on his musical journey at a young age and utilized his high school years to develop his sound. Kel’s music is constantly evolving .LaTx is the epitome of Kel’s roots from Louisiana to Texas. This is only the beginning for Kel.