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Kam was born and raised on the South Side of Chicago and has been singing since the tender age of three years old. She says her gift was passed from her mother who was also a singer. By the age of five, Kam was singing songs by Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, and Dionne Warwick and as she grew up was a part of many different youth choirs.
Kam attended grammar school at Edgar Allan Poe Classical School where her choir teacher, Mr. Elmore, was a huge influence and inspiration. His guidance pushed her towards auditioning for the All- City Youth Chorus group at Whitney Young High School where she excelled. Unfortunately she could only stay until eighth grade, but she wouldn't let that get her down. She enrolled in Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep, as well as the Merit School of Music located in downtown Chicago. She practiced Musical Theatre, Vocal Performance, and Dance under the direction of Ms. Melba Wright who became a valuable mentor to her. Ms. Wright ended up leaving the school, which then caused Kam to leave as well. Kam continues to incorporate the lessons she's learned from Ms. Wright to this day.
Now at the age of 20, Kam is inspired by artists such as Beyonce, Frank Ocean, and Adele. She is currently working with OneSun Entertainment Group, a production company in Chicago Illinois, and she looks forward to making her mark on the world. Kam knows she has a God given talent and is driven to share it. Often people ask her, "What's next for you?" She just smiles and says, "Keep listening and "