Known with the stage name Jhené, she increased to fame being a singer using the American R&B group B2K and released strike songs such as for example “The Worst type of” and “Sail Out.” When she was beginning her profession, she was regarded as Lil’ Fizz’s cousin, although these were not really related. She sang being a visitor vocalist for the Pandemonium! tune “Tease.” Her parents are Dr. Karamo Chilombo and Christina Yamamoto. She wedded music manufacturer Oladipo Omishore. Her tracks appeared for the soundtrack for the 2002 film The Get better at of Disguise, which starred Dana Carvey.
Full Name Jhené Aiko
Date Of Birth March 16, 1988
Place Of Birth Los Angeles, CA
Height 1.57 m
Profession R&B Singer
Spouse Dot da Genius
Children Namiko Love Browner
Parents Dr. Karamo Chilombo, Christina Yamamoto, Orleans Parish, LA, USA
Siblings Mila J, Kareena Chilombo, Miyoko Chilombo, Jahi Chilombo, Marcia Chilombo, Dio Chilombo, Miyagi Hasani Ayo Chilombo, Orleans Parish, LA, USA, The Worst, While We're Young, Bed Peace
Awards BET Centric Award, Soul Train Music Award for Best Collaboration, Orleans Parish, LA, USA, The Worst, While We're Young, Bed Peace
Music Groups Cocaine 80s
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Urban Contemporary Album, Grammy Award for Best R&B Song, BET Award for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance, BET Award for Viewer's Choice, Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Song, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best New Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, iHeartRadio Music Award for R&B Song of the Year, World Music Award for World’s Best Album, Soul Train Music Award for Video of the Year, World Music Award for World’s Best Live Act, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist, World Music Award for World’s Best Entertainer of the Year, World Music Award for World’s Best Female Artist, Soul Train Music Awards: The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award, Orleans Parish, LA, USA, The Worst, While We're Young, Bed Peace
Star Sign Pisces
Played Lil' Fizz's girlfriend in B2K's "Why I Love You" music video.
Was well known as "Lil' Fizz's cousin", however, she is not related to him. It was used as a marketing tool suggested by Sony/Epic to promote her through B2K and to attract an audience, but they were close like family.
Has a daughter with singer O'Ryan (Omarion's brother) named Namiko Love Chilombo-Browner, who was born on November 19, 2008.
Sisters Miyoko and Jamila appeared in Prince's video for "Diamonds and Pearls" at ages 7 and 8.
Resides in Inglewood, California with her mother.
Her self-titled debut album has been pushed back several times.
Her older sister, Miyoko, appeared in several music videos by teen R&B group Immature.
Her sisters Miyoko and Jamila were in a group called "Gyrl".
Her father is African-American, her maternal grandfather is Japanese-American and her maternal grandmother is Spanish and Afro-Dominican.
She has four older full-siblings (in order of birth) named Miyoko, Jamila (aka Mila J), Jahi, and Miyagi. She also has three paternal half-siblings (two older and one younger) named Marcia, Dio, and Kareena.
Name is pronounced "Janay".
When the Bough Breaks
performer: "Brave" - as Jhené Aiko / writer: "Brave" - as Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo
Late Night with Seth Meyers
TV Series writer - 1 episode
TV Series writer - 1 episode
writer: "Contradiction" - as Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo
performer: "Fighting Stronger", "Waiting for My Moment"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
TV Series performer - 1 episode
Saturday Night Live
TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014