Who is Jhene Aiko? Know her career, news, songs, net worth, personal life, early life
Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo, introduced as a “cousin” of B2K rapper Lil' Fizz, which was a false promotional tactic to attract the audience, was born on March 16, 1988, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Aiko is an American Singer and songwriter. As of January 2018, Jhene has an estimated net worth of more than $ 500,000.
Aiko’s Early life
Jhene Aiko sparked a minor disagreement in her school when she was just eight years old and taught her classmates the gist of the lyrics of Lil' Kim's vulgar album 'Hardcore'. Her elder sisters Jamila and Miyoko were already reputable singers in the R&B melodious group “Gyrl”. This assisted her to cabinet her singing aptitudes to producer Chris Stokes just at the age of five.
In 2003, she tried to promote her first musical album “My Name is Jhene” by Sony, The Ultimate Group, and Epic. Nevertheless, due to some alterations with Epic Music, she had to drop her venture. Therefore, she retired from Epic to chase her education. After completing her studies, she again reimbursed to songs in 2011 by releasing her debut mixtape “Sailing Soul(s)”, which contained artists under the likes of Drake, Kayne West, and Miguel.
The following year, American Hip-Hop and R&B record producer Ernest Dion Wilson hired Jhene. In November 2013, she released her debut EP “Sail Out”. The song was great and reached the No.1 spot on the R&B chart. Following year, she joined rapper Big Sean for a partnership album titled as “Twenty88”.
In 2016, she released her single “Maniac” from her new forthcoming album which was released in 2017. She seemed in 6LACK's new seductive release “First F*ck” in February 2017. She proclaimed that she has functioned hard from the last few years on her new mission scheduled to release in 2017. The approaching album will feature a new category of music this time, very diverse from its forerunners’ styles.
Aiko’s Awards & Achievements
Her single “The Worst” was some of her best tracks as the song was certified as a platinum by Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and also won BET Awards’ Centric Award. In February 2015, she was nominated for the Grammy Awards in three Categories.
Personal life of Jhene Aiko
Jhene Aiko had an affair with B2K songster Omarion's brother O'Ryan from 2005 to 2008. The duo had a daughter named as Namiko Love. Namiko is raised single-handedly by Jhene. She withdrew her musical profession for a short while due to her daughter but again continued in 2011.
Later, she had an affair with producer Dot Da Genius. The couple got married in fall 2015. They revealed their top-secret wedding in March 2016. In August 2016, she filed for a divorce. She felt awfully troubled when her brother Miyagi died from the brain tumor at the age of twenty-six in July 2012. She dedicated to him the track “For My Brother” before his death.
She is an untainted vegetarian and an enthusiastic animal lover. She supported PETA's (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) anti-fur operation “Drop the Fur” by posing undressed in December 2016. She perceives that she would go nude rather than wearing fur which derives from the assassination of animals.
SingerSongwriterJhené Aiko Efuru ChilomboLil' FizzChris StokesErnest Dion WilsonBig SeanB2KO'RyanDot Da Genius