Today in Hip-Hop: Jhené Aiko Celebrates 25th Birthday

On this day, March 16th, in hip-hop history… 1988 - Jhené Aiko is one of those songstresses that deserve an honorable hip-hop pass. The mind behind the beautiful mixtape, 2011’s Sailing Soul(s), has worked with a plethora of talented rap artists. Just on the tape alone, Aiko croons alongside Gucci Mane, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar and more. Aiko—real name Jhené Chilombo—has continued to align herself with the game’s rising stars, which is a surefire sign that she’s on her way to stardom. Yes, that’s her on Ab-Soul’s “Terrorist Threats,” Big Sean’s “I’m Gonna Be,” and Cocaine 80s “Fly Ass Pieces.” The girl ...

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