Jamie T. Kennell, known as JaLi, was born in Columbus, Georgia and raised in Phenix City, Alabama. The name JaLi was given to him by a friend; Ja from Jamie and Li from “fli” or “fly”. Anyone that matters in the music industry is watching this young new HipHop/Pop turn R&B sensation who is taking over the industry like a quiet storm. Jamie has an old school soul and it is reflected in his songs and writing as his new beginning surfaces and illuminates several genres. His ambition is to keep the old sound with a new flare of lyrics. Jamie is the man that bridges the connection between great singers/rappers of past and present & he keeps it alive with flavor for all to appreciate.
He approaches his future with a determination, vitality, and dynamism causing the music industry to take notice and his fans to respect and crave his music. JaLi is quiet and reserved until he is performing in front of an audience; then he displays his superb singing aptitude. JaLi is an artist with great poise and a skillful voice bringing with him a wealth of expressive and heart felt singing. He touches on many genres of music. JaLi may be perceived as a quiet storm but this quiet storm is a hurricane in disguise.