Khia is an American rapper, songwriter, singer, media personality, and record producer, who is best known for her hit single “My Neck, My Back (Lick It)”. It was reported that she wrote the song in just 15 minutes. Having started her career in music with her debut album, “Thug Misses”, in 2002, she has managed to establish herself to be an accomplished rapper in the music industry. She also collaborated with Miley Cyrus on her song “We Can’t Stop.”
What is Khia Famous for?
- Famous for her hit single “My Neck, My Back (Lick It)”.
Where was Khia Born?
Khia was born on November 8, 1977, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Her birth name is Khia Shamone Chambers. Her nationality is American. Khia belongs to African-American ethnicity while Scorpio is her zodiac sign.
Khia was raised in a middle-class family in Germantown neighborhood by her father, who worked in Miami, and her mother, Carol Belinda Chambers, a data entry specialist, who died in 2001. She grew up in Germantown until she was 11 when she moved to Tampa, Florida, where she attended Dowdell Middle School and Hillsborough High School.
Khia however, was expelled from Hillsborough during ninth grade after which she attended an alternative school. Growing up, she found her career to go well in the music industry, and thus she decided to become a rapper. Before becoming a rapper, she worked as a bartender at Club XS in Tampa, Florida.
What Does Khia Do For Living?
- Khia began her professional career as a rapper with the release of her debut album, “Thug Misses” in 2002 on Dirty Down/Artemis Records. Its lead single “My Neck, My Back (Lick It)” became a breakthrough single, charting at #42 on the Hot 100 chart and #12 on the Hot Rap Tracks chart and was also featured on the soundtrack of Fox Broadcasting.
- Khia appeared on a track with Trick Daddy and Tampa Tony called “Jump On It” in 2004.
- Her second album, “Street Preacher” was set to be released in 2003, but the album got shelved for unknown reasons.
- In 2005, Khia released with Germany’s best-known rapper SIDO the track “Badesong” that was placed in German charts.
- Khia then recorded another album to be her second album, “Gangstress”, which was released in 2006 on Phase One Communications that debuted at #67 on the Billboard R&B chart.
- The same year, Khia also collaborated with Janet Jackson on her hit song, “So Excited”. She also collaborated with Miley Cyrus on her song “We Can’t Stop.”
- Khia then got signed to Big Cat Records, and with her own label Thug Misses Entertainment, she released her third album titled “Nasti Muzik”, on July 22, 2008.
- The same year, Khia also participated in the VH1 reality show, Miss Rap Supreme.
- On May 4, 2010, she released the lead single titled “Been a Bad Girl” from her fourth album, “MotorMouf aka Khia Shamone” that was released on July 17, 2012.
- On March 30, 2014, her official “Love Locs” album cover was revealed on Khia’s Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. Following, she released the “You Deserve It” video onto YouTube on May 29, 2014.
- Khia hosted a weekly gossip web series entitled “The Queen’s Court” alongside her friend Ts Madison in 2017. They even collaborated on the single “Next Caller,” which also serves as the show’s theme song. However, she left the show following disagreements with Madison.
- Khia returned to solo vlogging with her new weekly web-series titled “GAG ORDER” on March 5, 2018.
- In October 2018, she released a single called “Kash Only”. Subsequently, in December 2018, Khia released her seventh album, and first greatest hits album, TwerkAnomics. The album includes singles like “Kash Only”, “Petty”, and “Next Caller”.
Khia is married to her heartthrob named Adamu Owusu. She revealed about getting married secretly in Mexico in May 2018, through some beautiful pictures that she uploaded on social media. Owusu is a well-educated man who has done his Ph.D, from the University of Baltimore.
Besides, Khis is the mother of two children that she had from her previous relations, her first daughter named Khia Finch and second Rashawn Finch. Currently, Khia is living with her husband and children. Also, Khia slammed Shekinah Jo Anderson, a reality TV star and BFF of Tiny Harris, for crying about the looting of Gucci store in June 2020.
How Much is Khia Worth?
Khia has quite good earings from her professional career as a rapper and also as a media personality. Working in this field for over years, Khia surely has managed to amass a million worth fortune from her albums and TV appearances. Her net worth is estimated to be around $4.5 million.
How Tall is Khia?
Khia is a beautiful lady in her 40s. She has a well maintained slim body physique with brown complexion, black hair, and dark brown eyes. She stands tall with a height of 5ft. 7.5inch.(1.72 m) while her body weighs around 72kg(154 lbs).