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Kehlani born Kehlani Ashley Parrish is an American singer, songwriter and dancer, signed to Atlantic Records. She is originally from Oakland, California, where she achieved initial fame as a member of the teen group Poplyfe.
She released her first commercial mixtape, Cloud 19 in 2014 . Her mixtape was listed as one of the Complex’s “50 Best Albums of 2014.” She released her second commercial mixtape, You Should Be Here in 2015 . Her second mixtape debuted at number 5 on the national R&B/Hip-Hop chart, preceded from her sold-out North American promotional tour. She was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Urban Contemporary Album for You Should Be Here in 2016. She released her first major-label debut album, SweetSexySavage on January 27, 2017.
Kehlani Age | How Old Is Kehlani
Kehlani was born on April 24, 1995 in Oakland, California. She is 24 years old as of 2019.
Kehlani Height | How Tall Is Kehlani
She stands at a height of 1.64 m.
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She was born Kehlani Ashley Parrish in Oakland, California. She described her ethnicity as a mix of “black, white, Native American, Filipino, Mexican, and Spanish.” Her father was African-American and her mother has been described as “mostly white, Spanish and Native American.” She was adopted and brought up by her aunt when her mother, who had a drug addiction, served time in prison. Her father, who was also a drug addict, died when she was an infant.
In her early life, she aspired to train as a dancer at the Juilliard School, but she had a knee injury in junior high, which led her to turn her attention towards singing. When she was living with her aunt, she was exposed almost exclusively to R&B and neo soul artists, such as Lauryn Hill, Erykah Badu and Jill Scott, whom today she describes as some of her early musical influences. When she was 14, Kehlani was recruited to join a local pop cover band, PopLyfe
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It was confirmed in January 2016, that Kehlani was in a relationship with NBA star point guard for then the Cleveland Cavaliers, Kyrie Irving. Canadian musician PartyNextDoor posted in March 2016, a picture of Kehlani’s hand on Instagram insinuating that they were together. The post caused a media controversy across Twitter, in which abuse was tweeted against Kehlani in hundreds of thousands of posts. He tweeted that they had broken up before the incident, but this seemed to go unnoticed. The negative media attention caused her to attempt suicide. She also took to social media to explain that she did not cheat on Irving.
Publicly she has identified as queer and pansexual. She clarified her sexuality on Twitter in 2018, stating, “I’m queer. Not bi, not straight. I’m attracted to women, men, REALLY attracted to queer men, non-binary people, intersex people, trans people. lil poly pansexual papa hello good morning. Does that answer your questions?”
She began dating Javie Young-White after they broke up with Irving. She announced on October 12, 2018 that she was pregnant with her first child, a girl, on Instagram, with the father being Javaughn Young-White, who is her guitarist and the brother of comedian Jaboukie Young-White. In December 2018 she opened up about prenatal depression and how her pregnancy is harder than it might look. She gave birth to her daughter, Adeya Nomi on March 23, 2019. She decided to go with a home birth and gave birth in her bathroom at home. “Home-birth is a medical decision as is hospital birth, all birth is mind blowing & powerful. using my experience to shame another’s isn’t what I want, power to anyone who brings life forth, it’s a next level journey whichever way.”
She is vegan. Her younger cousin is singer Marteen.
In 2017, she had multiple posts about love for everyone regardless of gender identity, and was motivating fans to accept people’s differences and beliefs. When she was on the SweetSexySavage World Tour, she posted pictures of her girlfriend, New Jersey artist Shaina Negron. Kehlani posted on Twitter in April 2018, stating that she identified with the term queer over gay because gay “always insisted there was still a line drawn as to which ‘label’ of human i was attracted.”
Kehlani Album | Kehlani New Album
SweetSexySavage released January 27, 2017 Labeled Atlantic and format is
CD, LP, digital download.
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Her singing career effectively started when she began out as a member and lead vocalist for the group called PopLyfe. The band’s music was produced by former Tony! Toni! Tmember, D’Wayne Wiggins. The group within two years, performed throughout the Bay Area and other cities. They auditioned for the sixth season of America’s Got Talent in 2011 , and eventually finished in fourth place. In their final appearance, judge Piers Morgan told Kehlani, “You’ve got real talent, but I don’t think you need the group.”
Kehlani All Songs
She has released two mixtapes and twenty two singles.
- “Keep On”
- “Piece of Mind”
- “Not Used to It”
- “Everything Is Yours”
- “Do U Dirty”
- “Too Much”
- “Get Like”
- “In My Feelings”
- Hold Me by the Heart”
- “Thank You”
- “Til the Morning
Kehlani Love Songs
- G-Eazy – Get Away (Remix) Feat. Kehlani
- Kehlani – Did I
- Kehlani – Tore Up
- Kehlani – The Way Feat. Chance The Rapper
- G-Eazy – Everything Will Be Okay Feat. Kehlani
She posted a photo to Instagram on January 5, 2018, showing that her “Woke” hand tattoo had been now covered up with a lotus flower. She stated that she felt that her “hand would speak for [her] before [she] even got a chance to open [her] mouth”.
Her other tattoos include Coraline, Regina “Reggie” Rocket, Mia Wallace and Vincent Vega dancing, Lauryn Hill, Frida Kahlo, a paper plane (which she plans to get removed), four dots under her eyes, a queen of hearts symbol, Espíritu Libre (which means “free spirit”), a longboard, a spider with a rose being pierced by a dagger, a succulent, waves, “today is the best day ever”, a sleeve of roses and wings, Betty Boop, La Dreamer, “tsunami”, a tigress, various symbols on her knuckles (which she plans to get removed), “have hope”, a sunflower, a broken skateboard, a seashell, “forgive yourself” in Arabic, a treble clef, an om symbol, “fluid”, and brass knuckles.
In an interview with Power 106, she discusses her attempted suicide was due to the negative media response as well as her first major heartbreak. She states that her album was therapeutic through her difficult time. During her recovery, she got a tattoo that says “perdida y encontrada” which in English translates to “lost and found”.
On her travels to Australia during August 2017,she received a New Zealand Maori “Tāmoko” tattoo from a New Zealand artist (maia_ink on Instagram) who she flew from New Zealand to Sydney, Australia to complete the tattoo. On her Instagram post, she captioned the photo: “[T]he piece representing my whānau/family, 6 koru representing my 4 siblings here on earth and the 2 that have transferred into the next life. 2 mangopare/hammerhead sharks representing guidance and strength through adversity and tribulat
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Kehlani Cloud 19
Cloud 19 is the debut mixtape by Kehlani. She released it as a free digital download on August 26, 2014, and is widely recognized as launching her music career.
It ranked at twenty-eighth on Complex’s list of the “50 Best Albums of 2014”, and was also listed among Pitchfork’s “Overlooked Mixtapes 2014”.
Currently there are no upcoming concert, tour or events.
Kehlani Net Worth
Kehlani is an American singer, songwriter, and dancer who has a net worth of $3 million.
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