K. Michelle only briefly touched Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart in 2009 with "Fakin' It," but the single nonetheless signaled the arrival of a proficient soul-rooted R&B vocalist further distinguished by frank and witty songwriting. Later boosted by a role on the reality television series Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta, K. Michelle signed to Atlantic and recorded four albums for the label, hitting the Top Ten of the Billboard 200 with Rebellious Soul (2013), Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart? (2014), and More Issues Than Vogue (2016). She has since established herself outside the major-label system with the characteristically uncompromised All Monsters Are Human (2020).
Born Kimberly Michelle Pate in Memphis, K. Michelle learned to play multiple instruments and took vocal lessons, and after graduating from Florida A&M opted to pursue music. Read Full Biography