Khia is an entertainer whose life is an inspiration and proof that one can be whatever they want to be with dedication and passion to his talent. Having been expelled from school and giving birth to two children as a single mother, she still put all the challenges behind her to become one of the finest rappers in the American music industry with over five studio albums to her credit. Aside from being a rapper, she is a singer, songwriter, actress, record producer, and media personality. Find out more about Khia below.
Biography of Khia
She was born and named Khia Shamone Chambers on November 8, 1977, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Her father worked in Miami in the early 90s and her mother, Carol Belinda Chambers was a data entry specialist but passed away in 2001.
She spent the early stage of her childhood in Germantown neighborhood before moving to Tampa, Florida at the age of 11. At Tampa, Khia passed through Dowdell Middle School before going to Hillsborough High School where she was rusticated in her ninth grade. She then finished off her schooling at another school following her expulsion.
In her quest to earn a living, she worked as a bartender at a club Xs in Tampa, Florida before going into full-time music to establish her career.
Khia went into the music industry very ambitious and determined to make an impact, she started slowly without much fan base till 2002 when she released her first studio album titled Thug Misses, under Dirty Down & Artemis Records. The album was widely received; all thanks to the lead single track titled My Neck, My Back (Lick It) that sailed the album and it eventually peaked at No. 42 on the US Billboard 200, RIAA certified the album Gold.
Following the success of her first album, she released her second studio album titled Gangstress in July of 2006, the album which debuted at No. 67 on the Billboard R&B chart was fully produced by Khia.
Her third studio album titled Nasti Musik was released on July 22, 2008. She waited for four years to release her fourth studio album titled Motor Mouf/Khia Shamone. The album was released on July 17, 2012. She would go on to release two more albums; Love Locs (2014) and Queendom Cum (2016). Since she joined the music industry, she has had over 1 million album copies sold worldwide while still holding her TV talk show.
Aside from her impact in the entertainment industry, Khia is also known to be controversial, she had had a faceoff with some entertainers following her comments that some of them found insulting. She once was alleged to have called Beyonce a Hoe, and Serena Williams a slave. She also has had face-offs with Lil Wayne and Reginae Carter and Toya Wright.
Khia has certainly seen good times in the entertainment industry, the musician who has sold over 1 million copies of her albums has her net worth reliably reported to be $500, 000.
Who is Khia’s Husband?
There is no official report of Khia tying the knot with anyone. She has been single all along doing her best to keep her music career afloat.
However, sometime in May 2018, rumors surfaced about Khia’s secret wedding in Mexico with her heartthrob named Adamu Owusu. Khia shared pictures online where she was standing with Adamu Owusu, in the picture; they were putting on all white while holding a banquet flower.
The picture generated a lot of congratulatory comments from her fans. The Likes of Rickey Smiley tweeted about the wedding and congratulated the duo. None of them has officially come forward to clear the air if it was their wedding or they were guests at a white wedding ceremony.
Adamu Owusu is graduated from Florida A&M University; he also acquired his Ph.D. from the University of Baltimore. Aside from this information about Adamu, nothing else could be found on the internet about him.
However, Khia has birthed to two children in the past; her first child named Khia was born in 1991. The following year when she moved to Hawaii to stay with her Dad, she gave birth to her second son Rashawn. Khia is known to be discreet when it comes to her social life. There is no information available as to who the father of her kids is/are.
Other Interesting Facts about the My Neck, My Back (Lick It) Singer
1. Khia was expelled from Hillsborough High School and would later attend an alternative school.
2. She had her first child in 1991 when she was just 14 years then went on to have her second child the following year all as a single mother too.
3. She has sold about 1 million copies collectively from her six studio albums.
4. Khia has a record label named Thug misses Entertainment; she also produced most of her albums.
5. The musician is known to be highly controversial; her unguarded comments and shadings of her fellow celebrities have sparked loads of controversies in the past for her.