Christopher Nekeith Mitchell (born December 25, 1994), better known as Nekeith, is an American hip hop recording artist, songwriter and dancer. While being raised in High Point, NC he began his career at the age of 15. He released his first mixtape 'Unbelievable' in 2012 under the stage name of Newprettyboii and performed in multiple venues to broaden his artistry. While still pursuing his career, Nekeith is currently a student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte seeking a degree in Theatre and Film. Nekeith is the founder of D.O.P.E (Dreams of pursuing entertainment) an organization at UNC Charlotte. On March 8, 2016 Nekeith released his debut single and music video titled 'Bank' and released his “Brutally Honest Mixtape” in December 2016. Nekeith opened for singer K. Michelle at Charlotte Pride 2016. Nekeith highlighted his LGBT Rap at the 6th Annual Hip Hop Festival in Atlanta Georgia. In the Fall of 2017 Nekeith Released his second mixtape titled "No Homophobia" that featured a remix of the smash hit "Rack It Up" by Yo Gotti and Nicki Minaj. The music video for the remix to "Rack It Up" went viral gaining over 100k views and brutally provoking conversations about the LGBTQ community in Hip Hop. Recently in 2018 Nekeith released his new single "LIQ" and is currently touring across the country. With over 100k Views and stream downloads, Nekeith is just getting started on his legacy.
Photographer: L. La'Vell Williams
Musician: Christopher "Nekeith" Mitchell