Mila J

Mila J

 

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Jamila Akiko Aba Chilombo, known as Mila J, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper and dancer. She is the older sister of R&B singer Jhéne Aiko and is known for being in Prince's video for "Diamonds and Pearls", and appeared on tracks by RaRa, IMx, Trey Songz and Omarion. She released several singles in 2006–2009 under the name "Mila J" and then went on a hiatus for a number of years following the shelving of her original debut studio album Split Personality before returning as "Japallonia" in 2012 and then reverting to her stage name as Mila J.

She was signed to Motown from 2013 to 2017, and released two EP's titled "M.I.L.A." (2014) and "213" (2016) while signed to them. In 2017 she released two EP's, named "Dopamine" and "11.18". Mila is now an independent artist.

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January 2018
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January 2018 is an album by musical artist Mila J, released on January 5, 2018.
11.18
Album
11.18 is an album by musical artist Mila J, released on November 16, 2017.
Dopamine
Album
Dopamine is an album by musical artist Mila J, released on March 15, 2017.
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Through ups and downs and forgotten girl groups, R&B singer Mila J is still standing tall
  –  January 7, 2018
If attaining stardom is a mix of talent, image and pure luck, then singer Mila J should be in a better position than most. Mila had her first brush with fame at the age of 9 when she appeared in Prince’s 1991 music video “Diamonds and Pearls.”
Mila J Drops New Year Project Called “January 2018”
  –  January 6, 2018
Mila J is very excited about the new year ... Mila continues to build on her creativity as an artist as she introduces more sounds to her music. “January 2018” includes an acoustic set of Pop, R&B, and Soul ballads, which puts the spotlight on ...
Through ups and downs and forgotten girl groups, R&B singer Mila J is still standing tall
  –  January 7, 2018
Born Jamila Chilombo, the singer’s South L.A. home was an artistic ... After her older sister Miyoko began booking music videos, Mila quickly followed suit, catching the attention of record producer and manager Chris Stokes, who proposed they form ...
Dua Lipa gives sisterly advice to struggling fans on social media
  –  January 8, 2018
I've always tried to set a good example." The star was recently at the centre of a social media storm when it emerged she had used a racist epithet in a 2014 cover version of Mila J's Smoke, Drink, Break-Up. She immediately apologised for her mistake ...
Listen: Mila J – ‘January 2018’ EP | Stream
  –  January 8, 2018
The last time we heard from Mila J was 2017. In November the Los Angeles native released a project to celebrate her born day called 11.18. Today Mila J is back, taking over the interwebs with another new EP, her ‘January 2018’ EP. The new project comes ...
Dua Lipa chats empowering young female fans and growing up in Kosovo — after her rise to one of pop’s leading ladies
  –  January 8, 2018
A blot on her role model image came last week when a cover from 2014 of Mila J’s Smoke, Drink, Break-Up showed her using racially insensitive language. Dua apologised saying, “I shouldn’t have gone there. I always stand up for social justice and I am ...
Dua Lipa doesn't like to party
  –  January 8, 2018
I've always tried to set a good example." Dua recently said sorry for using the N-word in an old cover of rapper Mila J's 'Smoke, Drink, Break-Up'. The 'Blow Your Mind' hitmaker recorded a rendition of the explicit 2014 track, but after it resurfaced on ...
Through ups and downs and forgotten girl groups, R&B singer Mila J is still standing tall
  –  January 7, 2018
If attaining stardom is a mix of talent, image and pure luck, then singer Mila J should be in a better position than most. Mila had her first brush with fame at the age of 9 when she appeared in Prince’s 1991 music video “Diamonds and Pearls.”
Mila J Drops New Year Project Called “January 2018”
  –  January 6, 2018
Mila J is very excited about the new year, and she’s basking in her joy with a new EP called “January 2018.” Dubbing the 6-song project a “soundtrack for the month of January,” Mila continues to build on her creativity as an artist as she ...
Dua Lipa Apologizes For Using N-Word in Mila J Cover
  –  January 5, 2018
“New Rules” singer Dua Lipa issued an apology after a Mila J cover she recorded in 2014 resurfaced on YouTube. Lipa used the n-word in her version of “Smoke, Drink, Break Up.” when she sang the lyrics “So I roll me swisha, pour me some liquor ...
Dua Lipa Apologizes After Video Resurfaces Of Her Partially Saying The N-Word!
  –  January 5, 2018
Dua Lipa is learning from her past mistakes. A clip from 2014 recently resurfaced of the British singer covering Mila J's Smoke, Drink, Break-Up, during which she partially sings the N-word. On Friday, the 22-year-old apologized for offending anyone.
Dua Lipa Apologizes For Using N-Word In Cover From 2014
  –  January 5, 2018
The “Hotter Than Hell” singer recorded a version of Mila J’s “Smoke, Drink, Break-Up,” during which she sings “You swear to god you ain’t f**king with a n*gga”. Although the audio is distorted to disguise the racial slur, fans still noticed ...
'I shouldn't have gone there': Dua Lipa apologises for using N-word in 2014 cover song as she expresses regret for causing 'offence and confusion'
  –  January 5, 2018
And Dua Lipa apologised for using the N-word in her 2014 cover of Mila J's song Smoke, Drink, Break-Up in a tweet wrote on Thursday. The 22-year-old New Rules hitmaker belted out the rapper's lyrics 'You swear to god you ain't f***ing with a n****'.
Dua Lipa apologises for using n-word in resurfaced cover
  –  January 5, 2018
The singer appears to mutter a section of the n-word on a cover of Mila J’s ‘Smoke, Drink, Break-Up’, although the audio is distorted to fade the racial epithet. “You swear to god you ain’t fucking with a n*gga”, the ‘New Rules’ singer says ...
Dua Lipa issues apology for using n-word in cover
  –  January 5, 2018
Dua Lipa has apologised for using the n-word in an old cover of rapper Mila J's 'Smoke, Drink, Break-Up'. The 'New Rules' hitmaker recorded a rendition of the explicit 2014 track, but after it resurfaced on YouTube, Dua took to Twitter to tell her 1.3 ...
Dua Lipa apologises for offending people with n-word in song
  –  January 5, 2018
The singer went there with the n-word but not fully in her cover of Mila J’s Smoke, Drink, Break-Up track. While the sound is muffled to drown out the use of the racist slur, Dua has admitted that she shouldn’t have ‘gone there’ at all.
Dua Lipa Issues An Apology For Dropping The N-Word On A 2014 Mila J Cover
  –  January 5, 2018
In the Internet Age, nothing in the past really ever stays in the past, and that’s a lesson British pop star Dua Lipa is learning the hard way this week. The talented singer covered Mila J’s 2014 song “Smoke, Drink, Break Up,” and the track ...
Stream Mila J’s ‘January 2018’ EP
  –  January 5, 2018
After hinting at a “20GreatTeen,” Mila J kicks off the new year with a bang with her brand new EP, January 2018. Fittingly, the 6-song project pops off with “Happy New Year.” Other songs include “Coldest Shoulder in the West,” “Disclaimer ...
"I Never Meant To Offend" - Dua Lipa Apologises For Using Inappropriate Language In Cover From 2014
  –  January 5, 2018
Nearly four years ago, the 'Hotter Than Hell' singer recorded her version of Mila J's 'Smoke, Drink, Break-Up', which features some inappropriate language. After some criticism on her choice to include the lyrics, Dua Lipa wrote a statement, saying "In ...

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