Jhené Aiko talks career, inspirations and growing up in a musical family [Video]

In the latest installment of The FADER and Captain Morgan Black Spiced Rum’s Step Into the Black music series, the beautiful Jhené Aiko invites us to explore her world, graciously welcoming fans into the life and times of an up-and-coming Californian songbird.

The gifted Angeleno discusses her upbringing in L.A., L.A., delves into her musical interests and opines on her influences.

Expressing a deep-rooted love for ’90s Hip Hop and R&B, the songstress gives us an intimate glimpse into the inner workings of all things Jhené Aiko.

Watch the interview below and get more acquainted with the singer-songwriter.

Jhené’s Def Jam debut Souled Out will be released later this year.