Khalid: Biography and music career

Published At: 15 March 2020 , 02:03 PM


Khalid is an R&B artist from El Paso, Texas. The future singer was born on February 11, 1998, in Fort Stewart, Georgia, but later changed many places of residence because of his mother's career in the army, who also sang in the army group. From childhood, he studied at the musical theater and in his youth he decided on his future with the filing of his mother. In 2016, he graduated from school. In the same year, his debut single, "Location," was released, thanks to which he won public acclaim and was signed by a major record label. In March 2017, Calida's debut album, "American Teen," went on sale.


He calls his mother the main inspiration, and also confesses his love to Kendrick Lamar, Frank Ocean, Chance The Rapper and A $ AP Rocky.

The track "Angels" sounded in one of the episodes of the series "Anatomy of Passion"

At one time he lived in Germany, in the city of Heidelberg

Received the MTV Woodie Awards in the Woodie to Watch nomination for the most promising young artists

On Kendrick Lamar's single "The Heart Part 4," you can hear Kalida's vocals

He was nominated for the BET Music Awards in the category "Best New Artist."