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B I O G R A P H Y

Born in Long Beach, the musician born Kelley Kim earned her Master’s degree in City Design and Social Science from The London School of Economics in 2013. She immersed herself in the London music scene, seeing powerhouse artists like the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Beyoncé and in time realizing she was more interested in the stage than the classroom. After graduating, Kelleia traveled through India, Costa Rica and Colombia, writing fresh, intimate songs along the way. She hasn’t stopped since.

“My soul, my higher self, saw itself reflected in these powerful performers,” Kim says, “and I realized what I had to do, what I was meant to do. My life's work is to write and share stories through music. To use all my gifts to give the darkness – the traumatized parts of our selves – a chance to be in the light."


Now producing beats in her sun-filled Silver Lake apartment, Kelleia’s output explores love, lust, heartbreak and expressions of femininity both sacred and raw. She’s collaborated with producers including Jonny Joon, released tracks through Unspeakable
Records and the Team Supreme collective, and plays her music out while performing and DJing at L.A. hotspots including The Satellite and The Ace Hotel Downtown LA. 


Her debut LP, Water From Everest, is due this fall.


M U S I C   /   S T R E A M


P R E S S


V I D E O S

Kelleia - Diamond Love (Music Video)

Kelleia at LIB 2017 on the Beacon Stage

P R E V I O U S   N O T A B L E   S H O W C A S E S

Lightning in a Bottle - May 24, 2017 – May 29, 2017

Burning Man - Aug 27, 2017 – Sep 4, 2017

Symbiosis Global Eclipse Gathering - August 17-23, 2017

Lucidity Festival - April 7-9, 2017

Bootleg Theater - Febuary 2-4, 2018

Ace Hotel DTLA - March 27, 2017

Hotel Cafe - January 3, 2018


P H O T O S

 
 
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