Alyssa Michelle Stephens (born December 22, 1998), known professionally as Mulatto, is an American rapper. She is known for being the inaugural winner of the Lifetime reality series The Rap Game. Mulatto’s breakthrough occurred with her 2019 single, “Bitch from da Souf”, and consequently she signed to RCA Records. In August 2020, the song reached the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 95. After releasing a remix of the song with rappers Saweetie and Trina, Mulatto released the follow up single, “Muwop” featuring Gucci Mane, in 2020. Both songs were included on Mulatto’s debut album via RCA Records titled, Queen of Da Souf, released on August 21, 2020.
Alyssa Michelle Stephens was born in Columbus, Ohio on December 22, 1998 to Misti Pitts and Shayne Stephens. She moved to Georgia at the age of 2. She was raised in Clayton County, on the south side of Atlanta, where she attended Lovejoy High School. She dropped out of school to focus on her music career. Prior to doing music, she participated in drag racing. Stephens started rapping and writing her own raps at the age of ten. Born from a black father and white mother, she adopted the stage name Miss Mulatto.
In 2017 she opened her own store, Pittstop Clothing, in Jonesboro, Georgia. In May 2019, Stephens was arrested for theft when she was mistaken for another woman. She released a track, “F*ck Rice Street,” attesting to her innocence and anger toward the police.