The Album:Make Sure They See My Face, LISTEN: Click below to hear his song "Out of Control."
The 411: Born in Ethiopia and raised in the U.S., Kenna, 29, is pals with production super duo The Neptunes and has toured with Justin Timberlake. "Songs really come out of experiences that I don't even know I've been affected by," says the songwriter.
Bonus TMI Fact: "Every Ethiopian kid has a gabi. It's a blanket that is made from raw cotton ... I always have my gabi with me."