Khalid- American singer and songwriter
Khalid Donnel Robinson was born on February 11, 1998, in Fort Stewart, Georgia. When he was young, he moved around a lot since his mother served in the military. Khalid enjoyed music since childhood. When he was in high school, the young man started studying singing and acting. Khalid uploaded his first songs to SoundCloud when he was still a teenager.
At the beginning of 2016, Robinson signed a contract with two labels, Right Hand Music Group and RCA Records. Soon one of the singles he worked on with Alina Baraz came out. “Electric” didn’t enter any charts but became a good start for Robinson’s career. The next single, which Khalid worked on together with Brasstracks “Whirlwind” was successful on SoundCloud.
One of Robinson’s songs “Location” became an overnight hit. It came out in August 2016 as the lead single from the upcoming studio album. The song entered international charts and topped Billboard Twitter Emerging Artists Chart. Many music magazines started writing about the new celebrity. The Rolling Stones magazine gave him great reviews. Khalid recorded a music video for “Location”, which premiered in September on Vevo and YouTube. The video was produced by Alex Di Marco.