JhenéAiko Efuru Chilombo（生于1988年3月16日）是美国歌手和词曲作者，她开始了自己的音乐事业，并为R＆B乐队B2K献声，并出演了几支音乐录影带。当时，她实际上是B2K成员Lil’Fizz的“表弟”，尽管实际上与他并没有关系。根据索尼和Epic Records的建议，它被用作营销工具，以通过小组推广爱子并培养自己的粉丝。2003年，爱子开始通过自己的唱片公司索尼The Ultimate Group发行首张专辑《我的名字叫珍妮》。和史诗；然而，这张专辑从未发行过，Aiko最终要求从唱片公司发行专辑以继续她的学业。
2011年3月，Aiko发行了自己的第一个全长作品，即名为Sailing Soul（s）的混音带，重返音乐界。 2011年12月16日，Aiko与美国唱片制作人No I.D.的唱片公司ARTium签订了唱片合约，唱片唱片通过Def Jam Recordings发行。 2013年，Aiko出现在Big Sean的单曲“ Beware”中，其中还以Lil Wayne为特色，这成为了她在美国Billboard Hot 100榜单上的前40首单曲。 2013年11月，她发行了自己的第一个作品Artium和Def Jam，这是一部续集（EP），名为Sail Out。 EP由“ 3:16 AM”，“ Bed Peace”和“ Worst”单打支持，后者后来被美国唱片工业协会（RIAA）认证为白金。 Aiko于2014年9月9日发行了她的主要唱片首张专辑SouledOut。2017年9月22日，她发行了她的第二张录音室专辑Trip。 2020年3月6日，她发行了她的第三张录音室专辑Chilombo，该专辑获得了Aiko三项格莱美奖提名，包括年度专辑。
Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo (born March 16, 1988) is an American singer and songwriter, who embarked on her music career contributing vocals and appearing in several music videos for R&B group B2K. At the time, she was known as B2K member Lil’ Fizz’s “cousin”, though she is not actually related to him. It was used as a marketing tool, suggested by Sony and Epic Records to promote Aiko through group and cultivate her own following.In 2003, Aiko was set to release her debut album, My Name Is Jhené, through her labels Sony, The Ultimate Group and Epic; however, the album was never released, with Aiko eventually asking to be released from the label in order to continue her education.
In March 2011, Aiko made her return to music with the release of her first full-length project, a mixtape titled Sailing Soul(s). On December 16, 2011, Aiko signed a recording contract with American record producer No I.D.’s record label ARTium, distributed through Def Jam Recordings. In 2013, Aiko appeared on Big Sean’s single “Beware”, also featuring Lil Wayne, which became her first top 40 single on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. In November 2013, she released her first project for Artium and Def Jam, an extended play (EP), titled Sail Out. The EP was supported by the singles “3:16AM”, “Bed Peace” and “The Worst”, the latter of which went on to become certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Aiko released her major-label debut album, Souled Out, on September 9, 2014. On September 22, 2017, she released her second studio album Trip. On March 6, 2020, she released her third studio album, Chilombo, which earned Aiko three Grammy Award nominations, including Album of the Year.
2014 – Souled Out (Target Deluxe Edition)
2016 – TWENTY88
2017 – Trip
2017 – Trip [24-44.1]
2020 – Chilombo (Deluxe)
2020 – Chilombo (Deluxe) [24-96]