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Jhené Aiko Debuts at No. 3 on the Billboard Chart with ‘Souled Out’

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Jhené Aiko sails into the top 3 on the Billboard 200 this week with her debut album, Souled Out.

Led by her latest single “The Pressure,” the LP enters at No. 3 with 70,000 copies sold. It also debuts at No. 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and R&B Albums charts.

Her 2013 EP Sail Out, which features Kendrick Lamar and Childish Gambino, debuted at No. 8 with first-week sales of 34,000.

“thank you. I love you,” she simply wrote to her fans on Twitter.

On Friday Jhené will perform with The Weeknd on the opening night of his mini “King of the Fall” Tour at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.


Jhené Aiko Presents: Behind The Seen (Mini Documentary)

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Jhené Aiko has been on a progressive journey over the years, specifically over the 3 year span since she released her breakout mixtape, Sailing Soul(s).  With her debut album, Souled Out, finally hitting fans hands last week the petite songbird has now released a special behind-the-scenes look at her life leading up to the album.

The mini documentary style the piece, which she titled ‘Behind The Seen,’ gives us an intimate glimpse into Jhené’s world; from recording in the studio, to photoshoots, to traveling to shows, to the stage, and even private moments with her daughter.  Any fan of the L.A. native will enjoy this personal video piece.

“I just mainly want people to connect with the songs on this album, and connect with me, and just find themselves in these songs,” she says.

Get lost in Jhené’s world below:

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Jhené Aiko Performs “The Pressure” on ‘Jimmy Kimmel’

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Jhené Aiko is celebrating the release of her debut album Souled Out, which hit stores yesterday. The L.A. songstress took to the outdoor stage of ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ for a televised performance of her latest single “The Pressure.”

With her signature mellow vibes, Jhené and her band had the live audience swaying back and forth as she cooed the reflective song.

Her album is slated for the No. 1 spot on next week’s Billboard chart. She will join The Weeknd on his “King of the Fall” mini tour kicking off Sept. 19 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Watch her new performance below:

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Watch: Jhené Aiko Performs “The Pressure” at the Streamy Awards

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Prior to her performance on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ tomorrow night, Jhené Aiko treated fans to a live performance of her latest single “The Pressue” on the 4th Annual Streamy Awards Sunday night.

In a flowing lace dress, the L.A. songbird delivered an impressive vibey, acoustic performance of the personal song, while seated on stage next to her guitar player.

Tomorrow, Jhené will release her much-anticipated debut album Souled Out. Watch her latest performance below!

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Jhené Aiko Interview on ‘The Breakfast Club’

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With her debut album hitting stores tomorrow, Jhené Aiko returned to Power 105.1 for her first interview with The Breakfast Club.

Following her chats with Angie Martinez and Hot 97, the buzzing songstress addressed all of their crazy questions, including her supposed claim that she doesn’t shower everyday, if she is a gang member, why she hasn’t recorded with her sister Mila J and much more.

Additionally, Jhené spoke a little about her album, and revealed she is currently in love with her unnamed boyfriend.

The singer/songwriters debut full-length album, Souled Out, hits stores tomorrow. Watch her latest interview below:

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Jhené Aiko Talks ‘Souled Out,’ Love Life & More on Hot 97

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Following her chat with Angie Martinez on Wednesday, Jhené Aiko continued her NYC radio promo with a visit to Ebro In The Morning on Hot 97.

With her debut album Souled Out hitting stores on September 9, the L.A. songbird spoke about the meaning behind the album title, the “new” pronunciation of her name, childhood and past family life, her current love life and relationships with Childish Gambino and Drake, and of course the making of the album.

You can currently stream Souled Out on iTunes Radio, and check out the full interview below:

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Jhené Aiko Talks Motherhood, Debut Album & More with Angie Martinez

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With less than a week to go until the release of her anticipated debut album, Jhené Aiko got an early start on the New York radio promo with a visit to Angie Martinez’ new show on Power 105.

To begin their chat Angie asked the petite songstress about her small frame and if being called skinny can be just as hurtful as being called fat. The angelic voiced singer spoke about her family’s musical and artistic influence on her, the stress of being a young mother and an artist at the same time, if she pays any attention to gossip about her, keeping business and family separate – specifically not working with her sister Mila J – and how she just recently found out how to properly pronounce her own middle name.

Additionally, Jhené talked about her forthcoming album Souled Out, her soft tone and picking tracks that compliment her voice the most and much more.

Her LP hits stores September 9 via Def Jam. Check out the full interview below:

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Listen: Jhené Aiko – ‘Souled Out’ [Full Album Stream]

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After a very long journey and plenty of ups and downs, Jhené Aiko will finally see the release of her anticipated debut album next Tuesday, September 9.

Today, the R&B songbird has teamed up with iTunes to give her many eager fans a chance to stream the album, Souled Out, in its entirety.

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