11 Feb Kalenna Best known From Diddy Dirty Money of Bad Boy Records
Kalenna will be featuring in the upcoming Young Freeway nation issue of the resource, sharing her knowledge, expertise and giving some exclusive insight to the game. Look out for it.
Kalenna started writingsongs at 11, when she would accompany her father—a rapper and army man—into thestudio. As a military daughter, she moved often, living in diverse locationsincluding Alaska, Germany and Hawaii. In music, she found a home for herselfeven as “home” was constantly changing. “Growingup, I understood how music can take you away and help you escape,” she says. “Atthe same time I began learning how music brings people together; how it canheal and comfort.” She eventually channeled her talent for songwriting into asuccessful career penning hits for Jill Scott, Jennifer Lopez, Timbaland andmulti-platinum producer Rodney Jerkins.