Have you ever liked someone’s work, but you know nothing about them? That’s how I feel about actor Leonardo DiCaprio, but I also feel the same way about R&B artist Kehlani. I think her music sounds good and heartfelt, but I don’t know much about her. Even though, it’s been a year since I bought her album “SweetSexySavage”, which inspired my Stone Sister Series, Kehlani’s persona escapes me. I know her story, but I still feel like I need to get to know who she is.
The only way I found out about Kehlani was through my friend Krystin. She calls Kehlani “Baelani”, which I guess is a thing for all Kehlani’s hardcore fans. Kehlani isn’t my favorite artist, but she gets honorable mention. She’s a great performer. I saw her live thanks to my friend and her music got me through my writing. While I wrote my book Savannah, I channeled the “Savage” portion of Kehlani’s album. “Personal”, “Do U Dirty”, and “Gangsta” were my top three on the CD. (Yes, people still buy CDs). “SweetSexySavage” was great, so I’m looking forward to her next project.
Listening to music as I write keeps me going, so I recommend you do the same. If you haven’t heard of Kehlani, I posted one of her buzz singles below.
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