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Syleena Johnson Biography

Aavash Rajbhandari Wed Jun, 2016
Syleena Johnson

Facts of Syleena Johnson

Date of Birth: 1976 , September-2
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch

Quick Timeline of Syleena Johnson

1976 Born in Harvey, Illinois, USA
2002 Release of Second Album Chapter 2: The Voice
2004 Nominated for BET Viewer's Choice Award
2005 Release of Third Album Chapter 3 : The Flesh
2005 Nominated for Grammy Award
2005 Won Best Female Vocalist at Chicago Music Awards
2008 Release of Fourth Album Chapter 4: Labor Pains
2013 Released Duet Album with Musiq Soulchild

Detail Timeline of Syleena Johnson

September 2 , 1976

Born in Harvey, Illinois, USA

September born Syleena Johnson is a renowned R&B/Soul singer and songwriter from Harvey, Illinois, U.S.A. She was born to 60’s R&B singer Syl Johnson and Brenda Johnson.

She was influenced by music since an early age.

 

 

2002

Release of Second Album Chapter 2: The Voice

Soon after the release of her first album, she released her second album titled Chapter 2: The Voice featuring songs such as "Tonight I'm Gonna Let Go" and "Guess What". It charted on #19 on Billboard’s Top Hip-Hop/R&B Albums.

2004

Nominated for BET Viewer's Choice Award

2004 was a big year for Syleena as she was nominated for a BET Award in the Viewer's Choice Category for her song "All Falls Down" with Grammy winner and rapper Kanye West. The album was featured on Kanye’s debut album “The College Dropout”.

2005

Release of Third Album Chapter 3 : The Flesh

Chapter 3: The flesh, Syleena's third album was released in September 13, 2005 – eleven days after her birthday. The album features singles such as “Hypnotic” and “Another Relationship”. The album reached #15 in Billboard’s Top Hip-Hop/Rap Albums.

2005

Nominated for Grammy Award

2005 was a golden year for Syleena as she was nominated for the prestigious Grammy Award for her song collaboration with fellow rapper Kanye West on "All Falls Down".

She was nominated at the 47th Grammy Awards.

2005

Won Best Female Vocalist at Chicago Music Awards

She was nominated on many awards shows and one of them was Chicago Music Awards where she won big. 

She was nominated for Best Female Vocalist and she won. 2005 was a golden year for her career.

2008

Release of Fourth Album Chapter 4: Labor Pains

Her fourth studio album titled Chapter 4: Labor Pains was released on December 23, 2008.  

Her notable singles include "Is It True" which was released on June 24, 2008.

It charted on #42 on Billboard's Top Hip-Hop/R&B albums.

2013

Released Duet Album with Musiq Soulchild

Apart from successful solo albums, she tried slightly different take and surprised everyone with a duet album with Musiq Soulchild that was released on September 24, 2013.

The album was considered affable and romantic by critics and her fans.

Content

Despite her age she continues to contribute to the music world as her latest album “Chapter 6: Couple’s Therapy” was released. Her notable singles include “Scared Of You”, “Ain’t No Love”, “Hit on Me”, “Guess What” to name a few. She also has recorded a duet album with Musiq Soulchild.

She possesses a height of 5 feet 10 inches. She had a longtime affair with boyfriend Kiwane Garris and she married him in 2007. Kiwane Garrris is a former professional basketball player at the University of Illinois.

Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is black.

Her net worth is estimated at $2 Million.