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Keyshia Cole

Biography

Grammy Award-nominated hiphop and spirit singer whose debut album, JUST HOW It Is, strike Platinum status in 2005 and who gained fame in the reality present Family Initial. She produced early friendships with music artists Tupac Shakur and MC Hammer before she transformed eighteen. She starred within a six-episode documentary entitled Keyshia Cole: JUST HOW IT REALLY IS in 2006. She wedded professional basketball participant Daniel Gibson in-may 2011. She and Gibson possess a son called Daniel Jr. In 2012, she collaborated with Lil Wayne on his 5th studio album, Girl to Woman.

Quick Facts


Full Name Keyshia Cole
Date Of Birth October 15, 1981
Place Of Birth Oakland, CA
Height 1.57 m
Profession R&B Singer
Nationality American
Spouse Daniel Gibson
Children Daniel Hiram Gibson Jr.
Parents Virgil Hunter, Francine Lons, Yvonne Cole, Leon Cole, Chicago, IL, United States, Heaven Sent, Love, I Remember
Siblings Sean Cole, Neffeteria Pugh, Chicago, IL, United States, Heaven Sent, Love, I Remember
Nominations Grammy Award for Best R&B Song, Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Album, BET Award for Best Collaboration, Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance, BET Award for Viewer's Choice, BET Award for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Collabo, Duo or Group, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best Collaboration, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single – Female, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Album – Female, NRJ Music Award for International Duo/Group of the Year, Billboard Music Award for Female R&B/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year, Chicago, IL, United States, Heaven Sent, Love, I Remember
Movies Hustle Up DVD Magazine: Vol. 1
TV Shows Chicago, IL, United States, Frankie & Neffe, Keyshia Cole: All In, Keyshia & Daniel: Family First, Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is, Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood
Star Sign Libra

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#Fact
1Got engaged to Daniel Gibson (New Year's Eve 2009). They married but separated after 2 years.
2Gave birth to their 1st child at age of 28, a son Daniel Hiram Gibson Jr., on March 2, 2010. He was weighed in at 7 lb. 3 oz. Child's father is her fiancé (now estranged husband), 'Daniel Gibson (II)'.
3She was good friends with the late Tupac Shakur. She was staying at Marion 'Suge' Knight's Las Vegas home on the evening Tupac was shot.
4Sang backup for rapper M.C. Hammer when she was 12 years old.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Other Woman2014performer: "I'm Coming Out The Other Woman Remix"
Steel River2013TV Mini-Series short performer - 1 episode
Dance Central 22011Video Game "Last Night" / writer: "Last Night"
ConanTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
2010 Soul Train Awards2010TV Special performer: "Voyage to Atlantis"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
So You Think You Can Dance Canada2009TV Series performer - 1 episode
So You Think You Can Dance2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
Step Up2006performer: " When You Gonna Give It Up to Me" / writer: " When You Gonna Give It Up to Me"
Mission: Impossible III2006performer: "Impossible"
Transit2005TV Movie performer: "Guess What" / writer: "Guess What"
Coach Carter2005"I Changed My Mind" / performer: "I Changed My Mind"
Hair Show2004performer: "I Should've Cheated", "We Could Be", "Superstar", "Situations" / writer: "We Could Be"
Barbershop 2: Back in Business2004performer: "Never"
Biker Boyz2003performer: "Get Up" / writer: "Get Up"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Charming2017completedCinderella #2 (voice)
Soul Train2004TV SeriesGuest

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Keyshia & Daniel: Family First2012TV Series executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Drop2005TV SeriesHerself
The 3rd Annual Vibe Awards2005TV SpecialHerself
Dave Chappelle's Block Party2005DocumentaryHerself
All of Us2005TV SeriesHerself
Showtime at the Apollo2005TV SeriesHerself
Untitled Jamie Foxx DocumentaryDocumentary announcedHerself
Hollywood Today Live2017TV SeriesHerself
Dish Nation2017TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Real2017TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2005-2017TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest / Herself
Love & Hip Hop2016TV SeriesHerself
BET Awards 20152015TV MovieHerself - Performer
Keyshia Cole: All In2015TV SeriesHerself
The Queen Latifah Show2014TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
BET Awards 20142014TV SpecialHerself
Bethenny2014TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Huff Post's BV 3652012TV SeriesHerself
2012 Soul Train Awards2012TV SpecialHerself
Big Morning Buzz Live2012TV SeriesHerself
Black Girls Rock! 20122012TV MovieHerself
I Heart Radio Music Festival2012TV Special documentaryHerself - Performer
The BET Honors 20112011TV MovieHerself
Conan2011TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
2010 Soul Train Awards2010TV SpecialHerself
Chelsea Lately2009-2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
The Mo'Nique Show2010TV SeriesHerself
The Wendy Williams Show2010TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2009-2010TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest / Herself
Black Girls Rock2010TV MovieHerself
BET Awards 20102010TV SpecialHerself
VEVO's ASK:REPLY2010TV SeriesHerself
The BET Honors2009TV MovieHerself
2009 American Music Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
BET Awards 20092009TV SpecialHerself
17th Annual Trumpet Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
The View2006-2009TV SeriesHerself
The 10th Annual 'A Home for the Holidays' with Faith Hill2008TV MovieHerself
BET Hip Hop Awards 20082008TV Special
TV One on One2008TV Series
Stand Up to Cancer2008TV MovieHerself
BET Awards '082008TV SpecialHerself
BET Awards 20082008TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Late Show with David Letterman2008TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
The BET Honors2008TV MovieHerself
What Perez Sez2008TV SeriesHerself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2006-2008TV SeriesHerself
Snoop Dogg's Father Hood2008TV SeriesHerself
The Tyra Banks Show2007TV SeriesHerself
BET Hip-Hop Awards2007TV SpecialHerself
4th Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors2007TV MovieHerself
106 & Park Top 10 Live2005-2007TV SeriesHerself - Guest Host / Herself
BET Awards 20072007TV SpecialHerself
How She Move2007Herself
BET Awards 20062006TV SpecialHerself
Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is2006TV SeriesHerself
2006 American Music Awards2006TV SpecialHerself
BET Hip-Hop Awards2006TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Walmart Soundcheck2006TV SeriesHerself
Total Request Live2006TV SeriesHerself
The 20th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2006TV SpecialHerself
Notarized: Year End Video Countdown2005TV MovieHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
106 & Park Top 10 Live2007TV SeriesHerself - 'Dreaming' Video / Herself - 'Last Night' Video

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2009GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Female R&B Vocal PerformanceFor the song "Heaven Sent."
2008GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap/Sung Collaboration· Missy Elliott
· Lil' Kim


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