This Bay area songtress is taking the world by storm with her testimony on how she made it. In the Fall Fashion issue of Fader, Kehlani discusses her rise to fame through trials with her family, her romantic life, and her music.
Check out a few snippets on the interview.
“I’ve always been a little light. Something bad would happen, and I’d be like, ‘Well, this is happening, but we’re lucky in these other ways."
Romance:“I got my first girlfriend in ninth grade. Then I told her I didn’t know what I wanted and broke up with her. I think I was always just, like, you have to be gay or you have to be straight—that those were conflicting. I learned that there’s really no wrong or right, that it was cool to like everything. But it was a lot for me.”
“The type of music I make is based around love. I think I function better in a relationship because it gives me things to write about. As I’m learning somebody, I’m able to learn myself. I want to be with someone who makes me work harder and keeps me on my toes, where I’m enjoying watching them grow and they’re enjoying watching me grow. I don’t want to be fucking with a bunch of people. I don’t want to carry that much around with me—in my energy, in my career, in my music.”
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