Kehlani Ashley Parrish (born April 24, 1995) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and dancer from Oakland, California. She was adopted and raised by her aunt when her mother, who had a drug addiction, served time in prison. Kehlani's father, who also had a drug addiction, died when she was a toddler. During her teenage years, she attended the Oakland School for the Arts, where she initially practiced dance, particularly ballet and modern dance. -
She is signed to Atlantic Records. Kehlani is originally from Oakland, California, where she achieved initial fame as a member of the teen group Poplyfe. In 2011, they auditioned for the sixth season of America's Got Talent, and eventually finished in fourth place.
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." In 2015, Kehlani released her second commercial mixtape, You Should Be Here. The mixtape debuted at number 5 on the national R&B/Hip-Hop chart, preceded from 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 first major-label debut album, SweetSexySavage on January 27, 2017.
He life is so motivational that despite having it rough from her childhood, she found a way for herself and never backslide from it even when life itself almost took it from her.
In March 2019, Kehlani welcomed a daughter. -
Kehlani is vegan.
Happy Birthday @kehlani. We love you and your music. - 27 minutes ago