Marian Mereba, better known mononymously as Mereba, (born September 19, 1990), is an American singer, songwriter, and producer. Mereba cites her Ethiopian
heritage as a major influence on her music. Other musical influences include Jay-Z
, The Notorious B.I.G.
, Alanis Morissette
, Michael Jackson
, and Nirvana
. After graduating high school at 17, Mereba continued her education at her parents' insistence, attending Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. She eventually transferred in 2009 to the liberal arts women's college Spelman College in Atlanta, Georg… read more