Neo Soul Gospel Children's Music Blues Soul R&B Jazz Pop Twin Cities Metro Area MN (Arts Council Region 11)
Kijana “KJ” Gant is a smooth and soulful R&B vocalist in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was born in Chicago, raised in Gary, Indiana, and came under the spell of music at just 12 years old. He writes songs about life, love, and relationships to make all three better. Kijana has drawn comparisons to legendary performers like Luther Vandross and Brian McKnight but has crafted his original style that stands out musically and lyrically.
His motivation is to share his love and passion for music with the world and to let his audiences experience what he feels onstage. He’s been performing steadily in regional clubs and building a fan base. He plans to book festival shows and open for national acts whose fans will appreciate his unique voice and engaging stage presence.
More than anything, Kijana is here to show the world how music can uplift and inspire individual lives. His performances are an outpouring of love and emotional energy. His blend of Pop, Soul, and R&B is powerful enough to propel him to the highest levels of the music industry. The 2020s will be significant for Kijana, who belongs on the radar of anyone seeking the next great modern R&B singer.