Kehlani first stepped into the spotlight as a contestant on America’s Got Talent in 2011. She performed with a band Poplyfe and made it to the final round. The Oakland-bred singer has since pursued a solo career, currently on tour around North America. She has released two mixtapes since 2014, Cloud 19, and You Should Be Here. The latter project helped her stock rise exponentially.
- She initially wanted to be a dancer but had to stop due to a knee injury.