Jhene Aiko Biography

Jhene Aiko

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Birth Name: Jhene Aiko
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Birth Country: United Arab Emirates
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
Birth Sign: Acer
Age:   30 Years
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Jhené Aiko was born on March 16, 1988, as Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo. She is an American singer and songwriter. She attended school in her hometown and grew up in Ladera Heights, California. Jhené is the daughter of Christina Yamamoto and Dr. Karamo Chilombo. Like Aiko, her sister is an R&B singer Mila J. She lost her brother due to Miyagi cancer. Aiko recorded a song "For My Brother" dedicating to her brother.

Jhene took vocal lessons in Culver City, California, unfortunately, she has to stop it suddenly after she got pregnant. After a break, she continued musical career offering her vocals to many B2K releases. Then in 2002, she released a song, “The Master of Disguise”.

She then was signed to The Ultimate Group managed by Chris Stokes. At this time, she was known as the cousin of B2K’s rapper, Lil’Fizz, they had a blood relation. Tow cousins worked as marketers for Sony and Epic Records.

Aiko's professional career reached different level after she met producers and vice producers of A&R at the Her next release was "3:16 AM", made available for digital download on iTunes since September 4, 2012.

Once, she appeared on the Saturday Night's live to perform the song “From Time,” with a special guest, Drake.

Aiko at the age of 16 became the baptized at the Evangelical Pentecostal Foursquare Church. In 2005 Aiko, was in an affair with an American R&B singer O’Ryan, with whom at the age of 20, she gave birth to her daughter Naamiko Love on November 19, 2008.

Jhene's ethnicity is White and her nationality is Arabic, She married Dot Da Genius. She receives a good amount of salary and her currents net worth is around $500,000.

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Jhene Aika was born in California, U.S


An American Singer-songwriter Jhene Aiko was born on 16 March 1988 in California, U.S. She completed her education from America. Aika is the daughter of Christina Yamamoto and Dr. Karamo Chilombo. 


Jhene Aika debuted her Carrer R$B


Aika Begin her Musical Carrer Contributing vocals to several R$B group B2k in 2002 for the song The Master of Disguise. She is the member of B2K Lil Fizz's ''cousin''. After getting success in her R$B group she debuted her single album My Name Is Jhené in 2004.


Jhene Aika released track i Tunes


In 2012 Jhene met Producer of No.I D.records and vice president of A&R at Def jam, with the help of them, Aika released the track "3:16 AM",  which made available for digital download iTunes.


Jhene Aika debuted her top Sail out album Top R&B/Hip-Hop


In 2013 Aika debuted her album play Sail, which hit number one on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop albums and US R$B Albums. and sold 121,012 units in the US. 


Jhene Aika released her album Souled out


After three years of recording Aika released her debut album Souled out on September 8, 2014. The album was a great hit, which achieved number three on the US Billboard 200.


Jhene Aika nominated awards Grammy Awards


In  February 2015, Aiko nominated for three Grammy Awards at 57th Annual Grammy Awards, Including best R$B song for ''The worst'' and best Urban Contemporary Album for Sail Out. In the same month, it was announced that Aiko would join rapper J. Cole.

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