Kehlani and Charlie Puth waste no time. Just yesterday, they were teasing their studio visit on Instagram, with Kehlani simply captioning: “Studio with @charlieputh.” Today, the duo have shared what they were cooking up, a cover of Drake’s latest single, “Hotline Bling.” If you’re a fan of Kehlani, you probably know how amazing she is when it comes to covering other people’s songs (see: Preach remix). You’d also know how good she is when it comes to make a cover her own, in other words, switching up the songs, so much so it sounds brand new. This cover is no...more
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Kehlani is officially on the come up. Following the success of her critically acclaimed album mixtape, Lani joins Khalil and Justin Bieber on “Future.” “Future,” which hears production credits from Rex Kudo and Charlie Handsome surfaced online weeks ago, but today, fans not only found out the title of the song, the full thing was released via Khalil’s soundcloud. The slow-paced record runs about 2 minutes with Justin Bieber leading the pack. “When it’s raining it’s pouring / Why do I always end up the enemy,” he sings. Listen to “Future” below!
There is nothing as exciting as seeing our previous ‘Artists Of The Week’ succeed. Kehlani was one of the very first artists featured on Trendio and less than five month since the feature, she has signed a major deal with THE Atlantic Records. This past week, she released a much-buzzed about mixtape disguised as an album to iTunes. The mixtape, titled “You Should Be Here,” is thought to have sold over 12,000 copies in the first week alone. From trending on Billboard’s trending charts to being rated 7.4 by Pitchfork, many of the major news publications have had nothing but...more
The day is finally here and we couldn’t be more excited. Bay Area native Kehlani, our one time ‘Artist Of The Week,’ has just released her second mixtape, a follow-up to 2014 critically-acclaimed mixtape, “Cloud 19.” “You Should Be Here,” as it is titled is a 14 song mixtape, preceded by Chance The Rapper-assisted “The Way,” “How That Taste,” Coucheron-assisted “Alive.” For an artist that is not under any major labels (and even if she was, let’s be real), “You Should Be Here” is simply brilliant! Every song on the tape is relatable and the production isn’t over-the-top, which makes...more
Kehlani’s second mixtape ‘You Should Be Here,’ is gearing up to be one of the best released this year. Following the release of three songs from the mixtape, “Jealous,” “How That Taste,” and “Down For You,” Kehlani returns with yet another incredible track, “Alive.” Produced by Coucheron, the lo-fi feel-good record supported by the an effortless build, hears the 19-year-old singer/songwriter celebrating life. “Damn I feel alive / It’s like something had to die, to help you realize / Damn, I feel alive,” she sings.
While she preps the release of her second mixtape ‘You Should Be Here,’ Kehlani blesses her fans with yet another incredible song, this time titled “Jealous.” The Lexii Alijai-assisted track comes preceded by “How That Taste” and “Down For You,” both of which also appear on her forthcoming mixtape. “Jealous” hears production credits from the same guy who produces most of Kehlani’s best tracks, Janaan Sweet. Listen below!
Last year, Kehlani released a critically-acclaimed mixtape, Cloud 19. The EP featured countless R&B hits, the likes of “FWU” and “1st Position.” Fresh from the storming success of Cloud 19, Lani has now announced a second mixtape. The new mixtape is titled “You Should Be Here” and it will land April 28. The tape’s lead cut is a song titled “How That Taste,” which premiered on FADER sometime last week! At midnight, the mixtape went up on iTunes for pre-order. Additionally, a second song from the tape, “Down For You” was released. Check out the mixtape’s track listing below! Intro...more