Kehlani talks about comparisons unfair with Beyonce and Aaliyah


Kehlani is a talented artist that first entered the music scene in 2014. Kehlani, a dancer of classical training, he worked as a member of a popular group before moving on to solo success. Account to artists, neo-soul like Lauryn Hill among her main influences, but it is clear that Kehlani has a sound of its own. Recently, the promising young star spoke about how it is to achieve fame in the era of social networks and why people should stop comparing it unfairly to different artists.

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How did famous Kehlani?

Kehlani was born in Oakland, California, in 1995, as reported by a famous birthday. Born in a multicultural family, Kehlani was raised by his aunt and he lost his father by drug abuse when I was a little girl. Kehlani was trained as a dancer when she was young and had intended to pursue a career in dance, but after suffering a knee injury, he began to consider music as a viable alternative.

When he was fourteen years old, Kehlani joined the band versions PopLyfe. From 2009 to 2011, Kehlani toured and performed with the group, even coming to the sixth season of the program of competition America’s Got Talent. Although PopLyfe did not win, the group won a lot of attention, and the talent’s gross Kehlani occupied the center of attention in many occasions. Kehlani stopped PopLyfe in 2011 and then had some difficult years trying to find their place in the industry. It was not until 2014 that Kehlani he could start to launch music on SoundCloud, under the mentorship of Nick Cannon.

Kehlani has talked about compare unfairly artists

After releasing his first mixtape in 2014, Kehlani began to enjoy some success again. He began working with other artists, both successful and finally released his second mixtape in early 2015. During the following years, Kehlani continued to develop his talents, opening concerts for artists such as Demi Lovato, Zedd and Justin Bieber. In January 2017, Kehlani released her first studio album of long duration, SweetSexySavage, and the may 8, 2020, released his second album, it Was good until it was not.

Kehlani is an advocate for open what they believe and doesn’t mind talking about everything from the birth in the home until the pansexualidad. Although it is a fan of social networks and sharing content with your fans regularly, acknowledge that there are drawbacks. In a recent interview with Teen Vogue, Kehlani admitted that she “pick and choose” their battles when it comes to social networks. She said: “I squint so much … It’s one of those things that I think that I have been so open with how much it has affected me that people know that I can bother, so they continue playing”. He also spoke about the game of comparison, and why people feel the need to compare unfairly to artists of different generations: “that Is why when people do all that,” these new girls, they must be like Beyoncé and Aaliyah. Aaliyah would ever be in Instagram, commenting on “. It’s like,” oh, Brother, Aaliyah didn’t have an Instagram! There was not Beyoncé was an adult before I left Instagram. “You can’t compare us”. We grew up being dissected “.

Beyonce and Aaliyah are of the generations are completely different.

Kehlani certainly has a point. Both Beyoncé as Aaliyah have fans dedicated and passionate, but that is where the similarities end. Aaliyah rose to fame as a teenager in the nineties, with the help of R. Kelly. She reached the pinnacle of success at a very early age, long before the beginning of the social networks. There is an element of mystery that surrounded to Aaliyah that never dissipated completely, and unfortunately, his story ended too soon when he died in a plane crash in 2001, at the age of twenty-two years.

In terms of Beyonce, was also made famous when it was relatively young, but has enjoyed its rise at the beginning of the digital era. The celebrities enjoyed a lot less privacy than previous generations, and although Beyoncé has managed to keep her personal life under the radar, the fans still know a lot more about their marriage, children and habits that are never on Aaliyah. In general, comparing the two is like comparing apples with oranges. Both women are iconic in their own right, and have contributed greatly to the world of music, but each in their different way.