Kehlani is Coming to Manila and We’re Super Excited!

Written by Jesh Orquina / Graphics by Jillian Bueno

Kehlani in Manila

Kehlani in Manila

In case you haven’t heard, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Kehlani is coming to Manila for the first time ever! Make sure to block May 25 on your calendars because this is something you won’t wanna miss.

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Here’s a short timeline of what Kehlani has been up to over the past few years:

Timeline of Kehlani

Kehlani through the years

PopLyfe and America’s Got Talent

Kehlani released her first mixtape in 2014, but did you know that she was actually in a group called “PopLyfe” before that? PopLyfe began in 2009 and joined America’s Got Talent in 2011 where the group finished in fourth place.

Cloud 19

In 2014, Kehlani was finally able to produce her own music and she released her first mixtape, “Cloud 19”. Kehlani’s Cloud 19 was able to make it to the “50 best albums of 2014”, as well as “Overlooked Mixtapes 2014”.

You Should Be Here

Just a year after Kehlani released her first mixtape, she released her second mixtape called “You Should Be Here.” The mixtape debuted at number 5 on the US Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. “You Should Be Here” has guest appearances from BJ the Chicago Kid and Chance the Rapper.

Grammy Nomination

In 2016, Kehlani was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Urban Contemporary Album.

Suicide Squad OST

Kehlani’s song “Gangsta” was featured on the soundtrack of Suicide Squad. Because of this, “Gangsta” was able to make its way to number 41 on the Hot 100.


Kehlani’s debut album, “SweetSexySavage”, was released on January 27, 2017. She also released an official music video for “Distraction”, one of the songs in the album, in the same year.

Opening Acts

Kehlani’s first opening act was actually for rapper G-Eazy way back in 2014. Just this year, Kehlani opened for Demi Lovato’s Tell Me You Love Me World Tour and then for Halsey’s Hopeless Fountain Kingdom World Tour.

Concert in Manila

This May 25, 2018, Kehlani is coming to Manila to hold her concert at The Island at The Palace! Don’t miss this opportunity to finally get to see Kehlani live. Get your tickets at and don’t forget to use the hashtags #Kehlani and #KehlaniInManila. See you there!

Kehlani in Manila

Kehlani’s Manila concert is presented by MyMusicTaste, an online service that brings music fans together, so they can request for their favorite artist’s concert. Further information about the tour and tickets can be found on and MyMusicTaste’s social media channels.