Click here to read the full article. Representing your culture is one beautiful thing and Jhene Aiko, Yeek and Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast have been able to do so through and through. In honor of AAPI Heritage Month, Billboard and Nissan are taking a look at the ways in which some of our favorite AAPI music creators have shed light on their heritage through their art, interviews and more. Whether it be a nod in a music video or a detailed reveal about moments and figures from their childhood, the ways in which these stars have put a spotlight...
Jhené Aiko Named ‘Mental Health Is Health’ Month Ambassador in Los Angeles: ‘Music Was My Personal Therapy’
As the City of Los Angeles kicked off their “Mental Health Is Health Month, “Grammy-winning singer Jhené Aiko was named the campaign’s official ambassador. An event was held on Friday ceremony at the city hall. Speaking to the crowd, the singer shared her own experiences of battling mental health.
The City of Los Angeles has tapped Jhené Aiko to serve as the official ambassador for “Mental Health Is Health Month”. She accepted the honor during a ceremony at city hall, where she opened up about her own mental health struggles. “When I started to write and do music, it was my personal therapy to help me get through things. I didn’t know about therapy, I didn’t know a lot about mental illness or depression or anxiety. And I just found that turning my pain and suffering into some form of art, transforming it into art, really helped me get through it. It helped me to realize that the reason why I do what I do is to help others get through what they’re going through.”
Jhené Aiko continues to use her platform for a good cause. The City of Los Angeles recently proclaimed May as “Mental Health Is Health Month” and tapped Aiko to serve as the cause’s official ambassador. The Grammy-winning singer accepted the honor during a Friday ceremony at city hall, where she opened up about her own mental health experiences and the importance of destigmitazing such issues.
Photo Recap: Jhené Aiko, Jazmine Sullivan, Summer Walker, and More Perform at Sol Blume R&B, Soul & Hip-Hop Music Festival
After returning from a 3-year hiatus, Sol Blume has grown into one of the largest annual R&B events in the country while also playing host to an all-female headlining lineup that included Jhené Aiko, Jazmine Sullivan, Summer Walker, and Jorja Smith. The 2 day Sacramento festival saw 40,000+ total guests this year.
Six-time Grammy Nominee singer and songwriter Jhené Aiko was honored as a Mental Health Is Health Ambassador by the City of Los Angeles and Didi Hirsch, the leading provider of whole-person mental health and crisis care, on the steps of City Hall this Friday, April 29th. The outspoken advocate...
The City of Los Angeles, Didi Hirsch, Councilmember Nithya Raman Officially Proclaim May as Mental Health Is Health Month and Honor Singer and Mental Health Champion Jhene Aiko, MTV, and Advocates
LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Didi Hirsch, home of the nation's premier Suicide Prevention Center and a leading provider of whole-person mental health and crisis care, together with Councilmember Nithya Raman's Office, proclaimed May as Mental Health Is Health Month (MHIHM) in the City of Los Angeles. With this proclamation, Didi Hirsch announced a national campaign for mental health equity and parity including 2022 MHIH Ambassadors such as Jhene Aiko, an outspoken and brave advocate, and MTV Entertainment Group.
Big Sean performed at Coachella on Friday night (April 15), and was joined on stage by his girlfriend and frequent collaborator Jhené Aiko for a pair of songs – see footage below. The Detroit rapper delivered a career-spanning set on the Sahaha stage, marking the first time he’s...
Singer Jhene Aiko celebrated her 34th rotation around the sun yesterday. On her birthday, her boyfriend Big Sean sent her benedictions by way of Instagram, sharing pictures and video clips of the couple throughout the years. “Happy Birthday to my best friend, my love, the most authentic, talented, healing, Creative,...
Big Sean shared a sweet tribute to his girlfriend, Jhene Aiko, on her birthday. The R&B singer turned 34 on Wednesday, March 16, and her rapper boo didn’t miss a beat in making sure she felt special. Big Sean posted a series of photos, including pics of them together and photos of only her.
Letsgetfr.ee, a diverse movement created by and for people of color, announced its inaugural festival kicking off on August 20 this year, to be held in Queens, New York. Jhené Aiko, Missy Elliott, Wizkid and Anderson .Paak are among the stars set to perform during the two-day event. “Get...
Click here to read the full article. Missy Elliott, Wizkid, Ozuna, Kali Uchis, Anderson .Paak & the Free Nationals, Jhené Aiko and many more will perform at a new festival in New York called LetsGetFr.ee, taking place at Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens on August 20-21, with a special opening night gala on the 19 th. The festival, which also features Jorja Smith, Yendry, El Alfa, Ferg, Lido Pimienta, Flatbush Zombies, Tems, Bomba Estéreo, Major Lazer Sound System and many more, is presented by Afropunk festival founder Matthew Morgan and longtime partner Jocelyn Cooper in partnership with global creative agency...
Click here to read the full article. Missy Elliott, Kali Uchis, Jhené Aiko, Ozuna, and Anderson .Paak & the Free Nationals will perform at the inaugural LETSGETFR.EE Carnival. The festival, set for Aug. 20 and 21 at Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, has set out to be the largest diversity-focused, purpose-driven music experience in the U.S. The lineup also includes Flatbush Zombies, Jorja Smith, Major Lazer Sound System, Wizkid, and Jai Wolf. LETSGETFR.EE was created by Matthew Morgan, the founder and ex-head of AFROPUNK festivals, along with Jocelyn Cooper and in partnership with global creative agency Anomaly. The mission of the...