PICS: Kehlani at the Observatory North Park

"SweetSexySavage": That pretty much sums up Kehlani's incredible performance at the Observatory North Park on Tuesday, Dec. 19.

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Born Kehlani Ashley Parrish, the R&B/hip-hop star is originally from Oakland, California.
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When she was young, Kehlani dreamt of training as a dancer at the Juilliard School but suffered a knee injury in high school -- so she turned her attention toward singing.
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At 14, she was recruited to join a local pop cover band called PopLyfe. The band's music was produced by former Tony! Toni! Tone! member D'Wayne Wiggins.
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In 2011, PopLyfe auditioned for the sixth season of "America's Got Talent" and placed fourth. During their final appearance, judge Piers Morgan told Kehlani: "You've got real talent, but I don't think you need the group."
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Afterward, she left PopLyfe due to managerial/contractual disagreements. Two years later, she released her debut solo track on SoundCloud called "ANTISUMMERLUV."
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Nick Cannon, who Kehlani met on "America's Got Talent," got in touch with her after hearing the track and set her up with studio time.
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In 2014, she released her first mixtape titled "Cloud 19."
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Complex Magazine listed it as one of their 50 Best Albums of the year.
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The next year, Kehlani released her followup mixtape called "You Should Be Here."
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It debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard's national R&B/Hip-Hop chart and her subsequent tour sold out everywhere.
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Rolling Stone named her one of the 10 Artists You Need to Know in 2015, and she was nominated for a 2016 Grammy Award for Best Urban Contemporary Album.
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On Jan. 27, 2017, Kehlani released her debut full-length studio album titled "SweetSexySavage."
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Recently, on Dec. 5, rap star Eminem announced that Kehlani had collaborated with him on a song called "Nowhere Fast" from his new album "Revival."
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She also garnered a 2018 Grammy Award nomination for Best R&B Performance for her song "Distraction." Fingers crossed!
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