Jhene Aiko, a Grammy-nominated singer known for her ethereal voice, is caught up in a possible romantic entanglement with Big Sean and Nicole Scherzinger.
Aiko, a singer-songwriter, is described as “a mix between a young Sade and a female Frank Ocean.” She’s known for her music, her relationships, her exotic beauty, and family tragedy.
Here’s what you need to know:
1. Rumors Flew About Big Sean & Nicole Scherzinger at an Oscars Party
The website Jasmine Brand got people talking with a post alleging that there was trouble in paradise for Jhene Aiko and Big Sean. The website claims that Big Sean and Nicole Scherzinger were spotted together at an Oscars party.
“Both attended an Oscar Awards after-party together and were cozied up together sitting at a table in VIP,” alleged Jasmine Brand, although the information is not confirmed.
The allegations soon went viral on social media, and people unloaded anger against Big Sean on Twitter. The website alleged that Jhene found out about the rumors, grew upset and confronted Big Sean about them. Time will tell whether the stories about relationship trouble prove true or not. According to Perez Hilton, Aiko is not following Big Sean on Instagram.
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2. Jhene Is a Grammy Award Winning Singer Who Released a Song With Big Sean
Jhene Aiko’s music career started at just the age of 12. According to the website JheneAiko.net, at that young age “she inked a deal with Epic Records. She contributed her vocals to several tracks on the R&B group B2K album, B2K: The Remixes – Volume I. She was their opening act on their Scream Tour 3. She also appeared in many music videos, including O’Ryan’s debut video Take It Slow.”
Her career only progressed from there. “By the age of 15, Jhene Aiko’s self-titled solo album was set for release, but because of creative differences with her record label Epic, she asked to be released,” the website says. She worked as a law firm receptionist and at a vegan restaurant.
EOnline describes her as an R&B artist who “created a buzz when she popped up on tracks with Drake, Kanye West, Big Sean and more in recent years, which continued even further when she dropped her debut LP, Sail Out in November 2013.” Her single “Beware” made the top 40 Billboard hits list.
She told The Los Angeles Times, “When I was born, my grampy gave me the nickname Penny. Penny is me in my purest and most authentic form. Since 2012, I’ve been trying to get back to her. And through this process of making music, I’ve been rediscovering her.” Musically, she admires Tupac Shakur, Aliyah, Rapper Kid Cudi, and Eminem, among others.
Her official website contains links to her book of poetry. She is known as “Lil’ Fizz’s cousin,” but, according …read more