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  1. 1.
    Be Myself - Frankie Simone,
  2. 2.
    Black Sheep
  3. 3.
    Kayela to the MF J - I'm Broke
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    I'm Doing This
  5. 5.
    I'VE BEEN NICE (I've Been Sad)
KayelaJ, a 23-year-old female lyricist, was born and raised in Northeast Portland, Oregon. At age seven KayelaJ became inspired to become a rap artist after witnessing a snippet of Lauryn Hill’s “Doo-Wop.” She honed her skills by utilizing the recording studio at Self Enhancement Incorporated, a summer school and after school program for underprivileged youth.
In her earlier days she performed at talent shows and local performances around Portland, OR. In 2013 KayelaJ took a hiatus from music and instead focus on school. In 2017, as a college senior, KayelaJ decided to try once again at pursuing her childhood dream of becoming a rap artist. Her first contribution to the Hip Hop scene is her debut single Kayela to the MF J (music video available on YouTube). 

Her musical influences include artist such as Lauryn Hill, Missy Elliott, Chance the Rapper, Nicki Minaj and Kendrick Lamar. Within her music she enjoys incorporating poetic lines, harmonizing melodies, and using high and low tones all of which livens her delivery for listeners. She also enjoys making fun, empowering music and incorporating different Hip Hop styles and different genres within her music. Although she labels her self a Hip Hop artist, her music, her rapping, and her creativity has no limits and she refuses to put herself into a single box or category.


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