Multi-talented songstress Kim Kelly is gearing up for her upcoming month in Jamaica where she will hone her craft by penning and voicing new music with notable producers, as well as several slated performances. She recently gave an interview to popular website Jamaicans.com to introduce herself to new readers, and hopefully new fans. Below is an excerpt.
Jamaicans.com Presents Conversation with Jamaican Singer, Kim Kelly – By X Murphy
Miss. Kimberley Kelly is a Jamaican born artist who moved to Canada at the tender age of 13. She grew up in Brampton Ontario, where she spent the next 5 years honing her God given talent and developing her strong work ethic. During which time people often perceived her as singing more than she actually spoke. At 18 years old, Kim was confident and ready so she introduced herself to the world. She was well received: now at 24, she is driven, focused and determined to continue her musical growth. Since she hails from Jamaica, Kimberley’s music is heavily influenced by reggae. The end result is a timeless sound, a sensuous marriage of harmony mixed with a vocal prowess that holds you captivated until the last note is sung. Here is our conversation with Kim Kelly.
Tell us about your background and how did you get started in the entertainment industry?
– Well I was born and raised in Jamaica until I was about 13 I moved to Canada to live. Being raised in Portmore the lifestyle was a big big change for me but I found peace and comfort in music. Ididn’t started thinking about singing professionally until i was 16 which is when I started writting. It wasn’t until 18 when I recorded my first rnb record and began doing shows here in Toronto. That was my beginning as Kim Kelly.
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