Kehlani Ashley Parrish is an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Kehlani is originally from Oakland, California, where she achieved initial fame as a member of the teen group Poplyfe. In 2014, she released her first commercial mixtape, Cloud 19. The mixtape was listed as one of the Complex's "50 Best Albums of 2014." Her second commercial mixtape, You Should Be Here, debuted at number 5 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart, preceded by her sold-out North American promotional tour. In 2016, she was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Urban Contemporary Album for You Should Be Here. Kehlani released her debut studio album, SweetSexySavage, in January 2017. She released her second studio album It Was Good Until It Wasn't on May 8, 2020.
|Birth name:||Kehlani Ashley Parrish|
|Born:||April 24, 1995, Oakland, California, U.S.|
|Origin:||Oakland, California, U.S.|
|Genres:||R&B, hip hop, pop, neo soul|
|Occupation(s):||Singer, songwriter, dancer|
|Labels:||Tsunami Mob, Atlantic, HBK|
|Associated acts:||Charlie Puth, G-Eazy, Hayley Kiyoko, HBK Gang, Justin Bieber, Poplyfe, Tory Lanez, YG, Zedd|
|Twitter:||Kehlani's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Kehlani's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Kehlani's Facebook profile|
Initially famous for her performance on America's Got Talent with the band Poplyfe, this California singer and songwriter went on to record singles such as "Lonely in December," "1st Position," and "Raw & True."
Before beginning her singing career, she studied dance at the Oakland School for the Arts.
She was very popular on Twitter, but she chose to cancel her account. On Instagram, she has earned over 8 million followers.
A native of Oakland, California, she later settled in Los Angeles. Her father passed away when she was very young and her Aunt helped raise her. Her cousin is rapper Clyde Carson. In 2016, she dated NBA guard Kyrie Irving. She and guitarist Javie Young-White welcomed a daughter named Adeya in 2019. She began dating YG in 2019.
She began her rise to fame early and had performed on the same stage as Stevie Wonder by the time she was in her late teens.
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- Neo soul singers
- LGBT songwriters
- American hip hop singers
- LGBT people from California