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Light Skin Keisha

Light Skin Keisha

Light Skin Keisha (born September 4th, 1994) is a social media personality who gives scathing social commentary in the videos found on her popular Instagram account. These videos, in addition to her many modeling shots, have earned her more than 1.6 million followers so far.

Personal life

Light Skin Keisha grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. She was raised by her mother in a single-parent home. She has seven siblings.

Professional life

Lightskinkeisha grew up in Atlanta.

While using social media to pursue a modeling career, she would sometimes post videos of herself rapping, and, in 2017, she took her interest in music to the next level with the release of her first singles.

Songs like "Cash Shit" and "Treadmill" highlighted her unrepentantly brazen style, cocky rhyme, and trendy production.

She quickly signed with L.A.

Reid's Hitco Entertainment in 2018, and the label released her debut mixtape, That's Just the Bottom Line, in December of that year. The ten-song collection featured guest spots from Coca Vango, BlocBoy JB, and B. Smyth. The following year saw the release of the singles "Hey Lightskin" and "Atlanta," the latter of which featured Stevie B.

Keisha left cheerleading behind after high school and got a job in the service industry, channeling her performing energy into Instagram and YouTube videos. In one video from 2015, Keisha, mouth full of braces, imitates how “Atlanta niggas deadass always gotta use sound effects when they’re explaining a story”.

Interview

Light Skin Keisha honed that gift through 13 years of competitive cheerleading.

According to her in one of her several interviews, she stated that

“My coaches knew to put me in the middle, period, because they knew I was gon’ fuck it up every single time with my facials, with my energy, just everything”.

Throughout her childhood, she supplemented what she heard on the radio with music she dug up online.

a diet of Atlanta rappers like Pastor Troy and Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz and a diverse group of singers that includes Destiny’s Child, Corinne Bailey Rae, and Carrie Underwood.

According to her statement, she stated that

“My mom would always be telling me, ‘You’re a little superstar; you need to sing.’ But, now I’m a whole rapper,”.

Trivia

She reflected on her friendship with rapper Yummy Pearl on the popular YouTube channel DJ Smallz Eyes 2.

Associated with

She has posted photos of rapper Coca Vango on her Instagram.

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