Jhene Aiko

Feb
13
Jhené Aiko Performs ‘The Worst’ on ‘Conan’

Conan and Jhené Aiko

Jhené Aiko was at her best while performing her Sail Out single “The Worst” on Wednesday’s “Conan.” After rocking the stage with her smooth set, she professed her love to the red-haired talk show host.

“I love you. Will you be my Valentine?” she asked Conan. He purred and kindly told her, “The wife gets mad.”

The moment was extra special for the L.A. singer.

“Everyone who knows me knows that I am in love with Conan,” she wrote. “I could have fainted when I shook his hand . Lol . I don’t think I’ve ever been more nervous.”

Watch her come face-to-face with her celebrity crush.

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Jan
22
Jhené Aiko Performs ‘The Worst’ at BBC Radio 1 Future Festival

Jhené Aiko

Days after sharing the stage with Drake on “SNL,” Jhené Aiko traveled across the pond for BBC Radio 1′s Future Festival in Maida Vale, London. Clad in a flowy white dress, the L.A. songstress hit the indoor stage with her band to perform a live set including her Sail Out single “The Worst.”

While her EP remains No. 1 on iTunes R&B/Soul Albums chart, she is gearing up for the May release of her full-length debut Souled Out.

Another Drake collaborator, Sampha, also performed his Nothing Was the Same collaboration “Too Much” (sans Drizzy). He recently re-released his 2010 EP Sundanza with all proceeds going to the Youth Cancer Trust.

Watch both performances below.

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Jan
18
Drake Hosts and Performs on ‘SNL’

Drake

Drake proved that he can do it all, hosting and performing on the first “Saturday Night Live” of 2014. The Canadian rapper brought the laughs while playing Alex Rodriguez, Katt Williams, and even Lil Wayne as Steve Urkel in several hilarious skits.

During his monologue, he poked fun of his Jewish and black background by reenacting his Bar Mitzvah, and made his teacher swoon with his poetry during detention.

For the first performance of the evening, he delivered a medley of “Started From the Bottom” and his latest song “Trophies” while bathed in red lights.

He returned to sing “Hold On, We’re Going Home” and brought out Jhené Aiko for “From Time.” “You need you some of this Drake love,” Drizzy told her.

Following the show, he took to Instagram, writing, “Best night of my life.”

Watch highlights from the Drakeover below.

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Jan
17
Jhené Aiko Performs ‘The Worst’ on ‘Fallon’

Jhené Aiko

Jhené Aiko sailed into the weekend with a performance on Friday’s “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” Accompanied by The Roots, the L.A. songstress performed her emotional single “The Worst” off her EP Sail Out.

During the taping earlier in the week, Drake showed up to support his tourmate. “Congrats on an amazing performance,” he told Jhené.

She plans to release her full-length debut Souled Out in May. According to VIBE, it will feature her daughter Namiko Love, who appears on a song called “Promises.”

Tune in to “SNL” tonight to see Jhené join Drake on stage.

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Jan
16
Drake, Jhené Aiko Visit ‘Jimmy Fallon’

Drake and Jhené Aiko

Drake stopped by “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” on Wednesday night to support his pal Jhené Aiko. The tourmates shared a hug backstage and posed with “Ride Along” star Kevin Hart. The “Bed Peace” singer was there to tape a performance, which will air on Friday.

“Congrats on an amazing performance,” Drizzy told Jhené, who will perform at Coachella in April.

The Canadian MC will sit down with Fallon on tonight’s episode ahead of his appearance on this weekend’s “SNL.”

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Dec
2
New Music: Jhené Aiko f/ Wiz Khalifa – ‘The Vapors’

Jhené Aiko

Jhené Aiko gets high with the king of kush, Wiz Khalifa, on the original version of her smokers’ anthem “The Vapors.” A version with Vince Staples appears on her EP Sail Out, which debuted at No. 1 on the R&B charts.

“Can I hit it again?” asks Jhené, while Wiz brings the smoke.

If you missed it last year, also check out Jhené’s holiday song “Wrap Me Up” featuring James Fauntleroy, which is now available to stream on SoundCloud.

Inhale their collaboration.

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Nov
27
Jhené Aiko Plays ‘F**k, Marry, Kill’ with Drake, Big Sean, and J. Cole

Jhené Aiko

Jhené Aiko was in the hot seat during her visit to Power 106. The L.A. songstress, whose EP Sail Out debuted at No. 1 on the R&B charts, was asked to play several games including “Fortune Cookie Foreplay” and “F**k, Marry, Kill” using her collaborators Drake, Big Sean, and J. Cole.

“This is awkward,” said Jhené, who answered the question after taking a shot.

In 2014, she will release her debut album Souled Out. “I feel like the EP was sort of the lightweight [teaser],” she said. “I feel like the album dives into me. I really took my time with every song. The production is crazy. No I.D. produced a lot of it.”

She is currently on tour with Drake. “I’ve never experienced that level of energy,” said Jhené.

Watch her squirm her way through “F**k, Marry, Kill.”

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