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Jhené Aiko

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Jhené Aiko
Aiko performing in 2016
Aiko performing in 2016
Background information
Birth nameJhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo
Born (1988-03-16) March 16, 1988 (age 36)[1]
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
EducationWest Los Angeles College
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active2002–present
Member of
PartnerBig Sean (2016–present)

Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo (/dʒəˈneɪ ˈaɪkoʊ/; born March 16, 1988) is an American singer. Aiko was born in Los Angeles, California. She is of Spanish, Dominican, Japanese, Native American, African-American, and German-Jewish descent.

She has appeared in several music videos for R&B group B2K. In 2013, Aiko appeared on rapper Big Sean's single "Beware" with Lil Wayne, another rapper.

Aiko released her first album on a major label, Souled Out, on September 9, 2014. On September 22, 2017, she released her second album, Trip. On March 6, 2020, she released her third album, Chilombo. The third album earned three Grammy Award nominations for Aiko, including Album of the Year.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Artist Jhené Aiko". Grammys. Recording Academy.
  2. "Jhené Aiko Biography, Songs, & Albums". AllMusic.