King Avriel, the gender-­bending stage name of singer/songwriter Avriel Epps, hints at her hard-to-classify music. "Every song I make sounds different," she says. "There isn't one specific sound or story." Nonetheless, the 23-year-old Los Angeles native has built an impressive social fan base (including 20,000-plus Instagram followers) and praise from online outlets like Complex, Okayplayer and 2DopeBoyz with her ethereal R&B-meets-electro sound and introspective lyrics about life and love.

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