Mabel started her own musical career in 2015 with her debut single "Know Me Better". The same year she had a small part in Skepta's "Shutdown
" video. The hard part was convincing herself that she was destined for a life and pop. "I knew people thought my mum was an icon," she said. "So when I watched videos of her I thought, what are the odds I could do that as well? But there was nothing else I really lived for."